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Title
Conundrum fan
Names
Ashton, Sarah, fl. 1792-1798 (Designer)
Ashton, Sarah, fl. 1792-1798 (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1794-02-06
Place: London
Publisher: Design'd & published by S. Ashton, 28 Little Britain
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: *Pforz
Topics
Fans
Riddles
Genres
Specimens
Notes
Acquisition: Pforzheimer copy acquisition: Burmester : 3 Aug 2012 : £HRNX.yz
Physical Description
Extent: 1 semi-circular fan : ill. (hand col.) ; 26 x 45 cm. (unfolded)
Description
"The fan divided into five spaces by four columns connected by festoons; between the columns figures and inscriptions with conundrums, riddles, etc.; in the centre a small figure of a man reading an inscription on a pedestal, commencing, though the letters are intentionally wrongly spaced, 'Heroes and Statesmen'; on the column a figure of Time and behind it a dead tree, over which floats a figure of Fame, bearing a small medallion portrait of Shakespeare." -- Cust.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 823766709
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19750124
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.09.036
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 89b651b0-037c-0135-fa4f-006b13569428
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1794: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Conundrum fan" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1794-02-06. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/92d9db30-037d-0135-ce4a-0dd046ad2d99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Conundrum fan" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/92d9db30-037d-0135-ce4a-0dd046ad2d99

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1794-02-06). Conundrum fan Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/92d9db30-037d-0135-ce4a-0dd046ad2d99

Wikipedia Citation

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Conundrum fan