Paper Fan

The fan depicts the likeness of Princess Frederica Charlotte of Prussia who married Frederick Duke of York on 23 rd September 1791 and is printed with music, words and instructions for 16 popular dances of the day.

This is an early example of Royal Wedding memorabilia

The dances comprise: Duchesse of York Fancy, The New Year’s Gift, The Surrender of Calais, Le Champs de Mar, The Russian Way, Caen Wood Dance, The Masked Rout, The Welch Dancers, Prussian Marriage, Tippoo’s Defeat, Tippoo Said, Cupid’s Frolic, The Welch Question, No Song No Supper, Intchet Bridge, Pauvre Madelor