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Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Fan

1st January 2012 The Fan Museum1,953 views

Continuing a long-held tradition of producing commemorative fans, The Fan Museum has commissioned a supremely elegant fan to mark the occasion of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee.

Royal Jubilee fan
Limited to an edition of just 60 (to mark each of Her Majesty’s 60 years on the throne), this bespoke object combines the talent of master fan-maker, Sylvain Le Guen, and renowned artist, Charles Summers.

Le Guen has designed and crafted a pear-wood monture, the sticks carved and pierced with regal motifs and studded with Swarovski crystals. The leaf features a sumptuous design of English roses entwined with the initals E.R in Celtic script. Cecil Beaton’s iconic coronation portrait of Her Majesty completes the design.

Upcoming Events

The Fan Museum at 30: Seduced! Fans & the Art of Advertising

Wednesday 07 July 2021

19.00–20.00 hrs BST, Wednesday 07 July 2021
The Fan Museum at 30: Seduced! Fans & the Art of Advertising

Join The Fan Museum’s curator, Jacob Moss as he reflects on the 2014 exhibition, Seduced! Fans & the Art of Advertising. Jacob will discuss some of the exhibition’s key themes and illustrate a selection of early advertising fans dating from the late-19th century through to the interwar period.

The talk is offered free-of-charge and will take place on the Zoom conferencing platform.

Advance booking is essential. To book, please email info@thefanmuseum.org.uk stating your full name.

The Fan Museum at 30: Chinoiserie Fans

Wednesday 04 August 2021

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Museum Admission Pricing

Adults: £5.00
Children (age 7-16): £3.00
Concessions: £3.00
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Children under 7, Art Fund Members and London Pass Members

Tuesday Special:

Free entry for senior citizens and disabled visitors (except for groups)

Please note that the discounts listed above cannot be applied when visitors are part of a large group visit or guided tour group.  Please click here for further details.

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The Fan Museum will remain closed to the public until September 2021

Following careful consideration of the continued concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic and with the interests of the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers, partners and visitors, we will remain closed until further notice. We are currently refreshing our website and will update the News section when appropriate.

While staff continue to work remotely where possible the Museum office is open Monday to Friday 1000-1600.

For any enquiries please email info@thefanmuseum.org.uk or call 0208 305 1441.