Philhellenic fan

A hand-painted commemorative Philhellenic fan from the concert on April 28, 1826 in Vauxhall, Paris, which was the highlight of the philhellenic movement in France and the most cosmopolitan event of this year. The ladies of the aristocracy took the stage and sang for the sake of the Greek people. Side A: “A la Patrie. Mourons pour la défendre et vivons pour l’aimer ». Left flag with a cross and right, the horn of Amalthea from which the funds flow in favor of the Greeks. Side B: it bears the names of the contributors to the event.