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Game of Connections: M.465-2015

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Game of Connections


Publisher: Sudlow's Fan Warehouse




Folding fan depicting the new and fashionable game of connections. Invented by their Royal Highnesses the Princess Elizabeth and Duchess of York.
Engraved and coloured in green, on wooden sticks.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 2066

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax from the Lennox Boyd Estate

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2015-04-27) by H.M. Government


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1790

Components of the work

Sticks composed of wood

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.465-2015
Primary reference Number: 205044
Sale number: 2066
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Created: Wednesday 5 August 2015 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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