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Painted Traffic Sign

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Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1860
Inscriptions
On the right side of the board reads: ""Rates of Toll./ For every 10 sheep or hogs 3cts For every 10 meat cattle 6 cts. For every 10 horses or mules 6 cts For every horse and his rider or a led horse 10cts. For every sulkey chair, or chaise with 1 horse only 10cts. For every coach, chariot stage phaeton, or chaise with 2 horses 18 cts. For every pair additional horses 5cts For every cart wagon or other carriage of burden drawn by 1 horse 6 ct For every do drawn by 2 horses 9 cts if by more, 5 cts. for every additional pair of horses, or oxen---5 cts. for each pleasure sleigh with horse 7 cts For each do drawn by 2 horses 10cts For each sleigh, or sled, with 1 horse 5 cts if drawn by 2 horses, or 2 oxen 7 ct & 5 cts for every additional Pair of horses or oxen----5ct.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
SIGN, TRAFFIC
traffic signs
Dimensions
28 x 56 x 1.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1066
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3281

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