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Trade sign

Description

Rectangular, horizontal format with original frame and iron hangers. White house with red barn at left. Hill with trees at right; road at base of image. Brown band at bottom. Each side of painting is identical.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Inscriptions
Yellow paint at base of image: HALFWAY HOUSE [appears on both sides] Felt tip pen on round white sticker at top edge of frame: 10
Associated Building
Subject Halfway House. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Descriptive terms
Barn
barns
business (commercial function)
Commerce
House
houses
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
shop signs
SIGN, TRADE
travel
Travel
People and organizations
Halfway House
Dimensions
20.5 x 28.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.746
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8654

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