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Painted Stage Coach Sign

1992.355 (RS21186)

Description

Sign for a stage coach, with gold lettering outlined in red on a black field. Long, narrow, horizontal format with three-sided edges.

Details

Maker
Horton, M. L. (Maker)
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
In gold paint with a red outline, in capitals, across the board is: TEN CENT STAGE . In the lower center of the board, in gold paint is: M.L. Horton . At the far left, some initials are carved into the board: I H [?] .
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
poplar (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Visual Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Oil Paint
oil paint (paint)
Possibly poplar (wood)
Sign
signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
Tulip Poplar
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 3/10 x 31 x 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.355
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11407

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