Spotlight Talk – A ‘World of Wonder’, Queen Charlotte’s Fan – Thu 6 Jun 2019
Experience a fusion of cultures in miniature through a fan that once belonged to Queen Charlotte, wife of George III.
Made in 1779, the fan has Chinese ivory guards and sticks, and a paper leaf painted with scenes from Naples.
Join Dr M Faye Prior, Assistant Curator of Costume and Textiles, to learn more about the fan, the networks of international trade that helped create it, and the role of such souvenirs in the Grand Tour.
Thursday 6 June 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:10 pm
York Castle Museum,
Eye of York