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...