Sunday, 25 December 2011
Fan Museums - Museums with Fans
"The Fan Museum" in Greenwich is the best known and first museum that was exclusively dedicated to fans.
The Handfan Museum, the only fan museum in the USA
Fächermuseum Bielefeld, a small private fan museum in Germany
Musee de l'éventail and AnneHoguet's, website (Paris, France)
Museums with Fans displayed on-line:
The Royal Collection London, "textiles and fans" - very well documented photos of the fans in the Royal Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, has almost all its fans on display, among them fans by Degas, Pissarro and the famous George Barbier Fan painted on ivory
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam: Its exhibition "Accessorize" in an on-line version with fans; or try the "fan game"