Diana W. Thompson is senior writer in the office of communications and marketing at The Huntington. Kate Lain is the new media developer at The Huntington.

LOOK>> A Printed Fan

With LOOK>>, we venture into our wide-ranging collections and bring out a single object to explore in a short video. In this piece, we look at an 18th-century printed fan. Printed fans had become popular fashion accessories in Europe by the late 18th century, being used for everything from keeping … Continue reading