Advertising fan for Air France; c. 1950s; LDFAN2003.124.Y


The Fan Museum


Advertising fan for Air France

About this object

Folding fan advertising Air France.
Monture: Bamboo sticks and guards; thin grey cord threaded with a green bead attached through rivet.
Mount: Double paper leaf printed in colour on both sides.
Obverse: Stylised illustration featuring a European couple carrying luggage against a montage of travel destinations and indigenous 'characters'. The words 'Air France' in blue on the left.
Reverse: Map of the world with flight paths and names of destinations, the words 'Property of Air France' in small letters along the left edge. Japanese seal/logo stamped on lower left edge.

Date Made

c. 1950s


Twentieth Century

Medium and Materials

Monture: Bamboo; metal; fabric; plastic
Mount: Paper, colour-printed

Place Made


Inscription and Marks

Obverse: Air France
Reverse: Property of Air France / Japanese seal


Guard length: 24.5 cm
Leaf Depth: 13 cm
Leaf Span: 42 cm

Subject and Association Keywords



The Fan Museum Trust

Credit Line

The Fan Museum

Object Type

Fan (folding)

Object number


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