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Helen Doble, Fan Collector and friend of Miss Esther Oldham. She left her collection to Tufts University; thence sold
Four similar fans are known: one in the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich exhibited in Facher 1987, no.4.
Another in The Royal Collection
Another in the Messel-Rosse Collection, the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, illustrated in Woolliscroft Rhead, The History of the Fan, 1910, p.107
and lot 308, in the Important Collection of Fans, sold Christie's South Kensington, 11 June 1991