Thursday, July 16, 2009

A Little Something To Keep You Cool...

Five Fans
by Katsushika Hokusai

Woman with Guitar
Late Victorian Era, 1880-1895, hand painted on lace

Admiral George Dewey Fan
1898-1899, Paper, wood

Solar Vintage Fan
by Elena Corchero

Portrait of Laura da Pola, 1544
by Lorenzo Lotto

18th Century English Mask Fan
from The Fan Museum, Greenwich, London

Links for you:
~ A short fan history and a longer fan history
~ How to make a fan out of wallpaper border.
~ Language of the Fan, in case you'd like to be able to say "When may I be allowed to see you?" without using words...

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