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Fans: A Victorian Lady’s Fashion Essential

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Due to the unfortunate temporary closure of the museum, this exhibition has been postponed. Please check back for updated information.


Women are armed with fans as men with swords – Joseph Addison

During the lives of Merton and Annie Russell-Cotes, a fan would have been an indispensable accessory.

This Print Room display showcases a range of beautiful European fans from the collections of four members of The Fan Circle International living in the area.

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  • Lorimer Annie

22nd April 20 - 31st May 20