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Painted Directional Sign

Description

Weathered long and narrow directional board, which stands horizontally; lettered in black, raised letters with a hand pointing to the left; the background appears to have been painted white at one time.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
In black raised letters across the front: ""Portsmouth 4M""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Visual Communication T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Oil on Panel
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
SIGN, TRAFFIC
traffic signs
Dimensions
45.25 x 5.75 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.968
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3185

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