About the Author

Jane Roberts is the Librarian of the Royal Library, Windsor Castle.

Prudence Sutcliffe was Assistant Curator of the Print Room at Windsor Castle, and is widely respected as the leading authority on the fans in the Royal Collection.

Susan Mayor was head of the Textile Department and a Director of Christie’s, South Kensington. She is well known as a writer and expert on fans and the associated fields of textiles, lace and costume.