Advertising store sign

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-10052

Description

Double-sided, hexagonal-shape metal sign with rectangular piece added to bottom; enameled with burgundy ground and whitish hexagonal border around "It's Hood's"; thinner rectangular outline around "Ice Cream"; two holes at top; bolted, hinged attachments hang from triangular galvanized(?) metal bracket; four holes on side for attachment to wall

Details

Descriptive Terms

signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
promotional materials
enameling
metal
Unidentified Metal
Enameled
SIGN, TRADE

Inscription

Painted or transferred 1) body 2) top centre 1) It's Hood's/ Ice Cream 2) M.H. Phila/ Local [?] 1159 [between parallel lines]/ 505 [both sides]

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

40.5 x 36.625 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose

Accession Number

1995.214

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)