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Trade Sign

Description

Long, narrow octagonal board with brown painted background (sanded) with a gold stripe and lettering, surrounded by a molded enframement.

Details

Maker
Adams, C. Henry (Maker)
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
1) Gold painted caps across signboard: ""N. LITTLE"". 2) Gray painted caps at center below (1): ""C. Henry Adams"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Descriptive terms
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
shop signs
SIGN, TRADE
Trade
trade (function)
Dimensions
9 x 36 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.760
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2569

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