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Leaf: paper, engraved and hand-colored, with maps: "Amerique Septentrionale" and discourse in French on navigators on reverse. On obverse, Costa Rica and Nicaragua, and French text urging a canal by way of Lake Nicaragua, and a colorful group of figures: "Les Quatre parties du Monde regardant attentivement Mercure, Dieu du Commence". Guards and sticks: ivory with much engraved, silvered detail.

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  • Title: Fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: late 18th century
  • Signed: J. LeRoy
  • Physical Dimensions: w482 x d276 cm
  • Dimensions: Width (open): 48.2 cm (19 in.)Length: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 in.)
  • Type: Fan
  • Rights: Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde
  • Medium: Medium: paper, ivory

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