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Painted Trade Sign

Description

Rectangular board embellished with borders in green stripse and blue and red dots; on the right is a stencilled figure of a horse and a man with a high-crowned hat in his hand.

Details

Maker
Possibly Blood, Miles (Maker)
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
Stencilled in black paint across the board is: ""MILES- BLOOD/ DUNSTABLE/HOUSE PAINTING/ WHITEWASHING.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Painted
painting (coating)
shop signs
SIGN, TRADE
Dimensions
12.25 x 29 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1065
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11269

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