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Three commemorative fans. The top fan is of paper coloured with watercolor washes. The printed engraved design commemorates the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle, 1748. On the left is a printed paper fan commemorating The Great Exhibition of 1851. The third is an English printed paper fan, c.1783-84, with colour washes and applied silver spangles, which celebrates 2 unmanned balloon flights.
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