Item Title:
World’s Fair Columbian Exposition 1892 Fan Chicago

Creator:
J.W. Green

Materials and Techniques:
Finely detailed print on paper, attached to expanding wood elements, with brass loop handle.

Marks:
Worlds Columbian Exposition Fan. (printed on lower edge)

Of the Period:
19th century

Date of Manufacture:
c.1892

Place of Origin:
Chicago, Illinois U.S.A. (presented at the worlds fair in gift shops)

Measurements:
13” tall
24” when open.

Weight:
54 grams. Not including shipping materials.

Approximate Shipping Cost: to be determined.

Condition:
Very good condition, showing some wear on original folds, along with minimal stains due to its age. All wear commensurate with age. Please see photo images for details.

Price: $1,495.00 (U.S. Dollars)

Reference Number:
1214

Detailed Description:
This Rare Paper Fan from the Worlds Fair Columbian Exposition c.1892.
Is in superb condition for its age and materials used, with a vibrant colorful image showing Chicago’s waterfront along Lake Michigan in the area that now holds Jackson Park, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Museum of Science and Industry. Formerly known as the “White City” during the Columbian Exposition itself. This fan is a beautiful example of tourist souvenir memorabilia, and remains in wonderful vibrant condition for it age.

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ITEM ID
1214
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

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World’s Fair Columbian Exposition 1892 Fan Chicago

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