The wing of the fan, spread out in time.
Fans of the 1700s–early 1900s in the collection
of the Tsarskoye Selo State Museum-Preserve
Compilation and texts by Elena O. Kalugina, Everyday Objects Collection Curator
Published by Russian Collection
St. Petersburg, 2014
Number of printed copies: 1000
Where to buy:
- Museum Bookshop at Main Vestibule of Catherine Palace
- Exhibition Hand Fan Returns at Zubov Wing of Catherine Palace
- Alexander Palace ticket office
Price: Rbl 200
This richly illustrated booklet accompanies the exhibition Hand Fan Returns, which runs on the first floor of the Zubov Wing of the Catherine Palace June 18 to September 30, 2014.
The booklet brings together information about the history of fan-making and about the Tsarskoye Selo collection of more than 100 hand fans, including Western European, Oriental and Russian items of the 1700s (historical collection), and of the 1800s–1940s, gathered over the past fifty years.