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Commemorative fan, ca. [1908-1926] [realia]
Bib ID 4192443
Format ObjectObject [realia]
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1908-1926] 
1 fan : silk, lace and wood ; 29 x 55 cm. 
Series

Melba Conservatorium collection of Dame Nellie Melba performance scores and related material.

Summary

Melba's silk fan with 25 signatures written on the ribs. The fan signed by many prominent artists of the period was given to Dame Nellie Melba on her retirement.

Notes

Manuscripts reference no.: NLA MS 10021.

Part of the Melba Conservatorium collection.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-137322617

Subjects Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931.  |  Fans -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1908-1926 
Other authors/contributors Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931

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