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The Happy Restoration

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The Fan Museum

Fan with pierced bone sticks.

The paper leaf is decorated with a woodcut print of oak leaves, acorns, orbs, crowns and the words ‘The Hapy Restoration’ [sic] running in and out of the main design. The fan commemorates the restoration of Charles II to the throne of England in 1660.

For more information on this fan, see Teaching History with 100 Objects: http://www.teachinghistory100.org/objects/about_the_object/restoration_fan

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Details

  • Title: The Happy Restoration
  • Date Created: circa 1660
  • Location: England
  • Physical Dimensions: 25 cm
  • Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mrs Betty Hodgkinsonm (founder trustee of The Fan Museum)
  • Type: Fan
  • Medium: Woodblock print, paper, bone

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