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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 1ST JUNE 2014

ADDRESS
, 12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich, London SE10 8ER
 
 
Dates:
  until 
 
OPENING TIMES
Tues-Sat 11am-5pm | Sun 12pm-5pm
 
PRICES
Included with entry ticket to the main museum galleries: Adult £4, concession £3
 

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Hatch, Match & DespatchThis intriguing display of fans at the Fan Museum commemorating births, marriages and deaths over a period of 300 years, reveals how fans recorded not only joyous occasions of national significance such as Royal births and weddings but those of a darker, melancholic nature too. From lavishly crafted examples given as wedding presents to modest commemorative confections produced in quantity and designed to appeal to all pockets, these fans reveal an often subtle undercurrent of dynastic and political intrigue.

 

About Fan Museum

This unique museum houses the world's finest collection of fans including exquisite examples from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Fan Museum is housed in a beautifully restored 1721 building which provides a superb and elegant setting for the exhibits. Visitors can also explore the landscaped Japanese-style garden, a spectacular orangery with much-admired mural, and fascinating gift shop. More about Fan Museum

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Hatch, Match & Despatch  The Marriage of the Dauphin French, c. 1770 The Fan Museum, HA Collection  

   
Hatch, Match & Despatch - The Marriage of the Dauphin French, c. 1770 The Fan Museum, HA Collection

Hatch, Match & Despatch The Marriage of the Dauphin French, c. 1770 The Fan Museum, HA Collection 

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    Chinese Export FansChinese Export FansChinese Export FansThe final exhibition of 2015 at the Fan Museum is an exciting collaborative effort between the museum and Hong Kong-based author and collector Edwin Mok. Very fine Chinese export fans from both collections are shown alongside embroidered textiles and ceramics, well timed to coincide with Asian Art in London, which brings together over sixty of the 2015-09-05T00:00:00+01002015-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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    VENUE  Fan Museum 
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