Painted Trade Sign

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-11269

Description

Rectangular board embellished with borders in green stripse and blue and red dots; on the right is a stencilled figure of a horse and a man with a high-crowned hat in his hand.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shop signs
painting (coating)
Painted
SIGN, TRADE

Inscription

Stencilled in black paint across the board is: ""MILES- BLOOD/ DUNSTABLE/HOUSE PAINTING/ WHITEWASHING.""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

191.1065

Maker

Possibly Blood, Miles (Maker)

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

12.25 x 29 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1065

Places

Massachusetts (United States)