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Fashion, Fragrance and Fans – Announcing a Second FCI fan exhibition at Tennants, North Yorkshire June 2019
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FCI_Tennants_2 With the theme of “Fashion, Fragrance and Fans”, FCI Northern members have loaned fans for the whole of June. Fabulous floral lace fans, painted fans, and Japanese fans showing gardens. Perfume bottles complement the fragrance on advertising fans. Relevant fan publications are also on show.

In the adjoining cabinet the late Judith Elliott’s perfume fans  …

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The Man with the Carnation – Fans from the Gérard Lévy Collection at The Fan Museum, 4th June – 29th September 2019
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This exhibition showcases the fan collection of Gérard Lévy (1934–2016), a dealer and connoisseur of Asian art and antique photography who collected fans for pleasure. Born in Morocco, Lévy lived most of his life in France where in 1966 he opened Galerie Gérard Lévy (designed by Le Corbusier) in Paris. An urbane figure who always  …

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Unfolding Fans – St Andrews Museum 16th March -1st June 2019
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An exhibition has been curated by postgraduate Museum & Gallery Studies students at the University of St Andrews, and is being held at St. Andrews Museum in Fife, Scotland, running from now until 1st June.
We understand some of the fans in the exhibition belonged to Lady Victoria Wemyss (1890-1994), a lady-in waiting to Queen  …

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The Lady’s Adviser: Love and Courting on Folding Fans at Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio until 30th June 2019.
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The Lady’s Adviser: Love and Courting on Folding Fans
December 8, 2018–June 30, 2019 | Gallery 213

Women’s fans of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were often decorated with subjects that were meant to act as conversation starters during social gatherings. Imagery could include any number of themes, from nature to classical mythology, commemorations of  …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Fans: The Workshop – 25th June 2019.
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In June 2019 Tennants in Leyburn has kindly agreed to loan cabinet space to the FCI for the second exhibition of member’s fans.

During the exhibition period, the second fan auction of 2019 is envisaged.

Due to the successful Event Day in 2018 when many members joined local people for a lecture, lunch and viewing  …

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