Painted Traffic Sign

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-11408

Description

A small, narrow horizontal format sign for stagecoach, with rounded corners, black background and gold letters. It has a gold border around the edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

traffic signs
wood (plant material)
oil paint (paint)
poplar (wood)
traffic signs
Wood
Tulip Poplar
Oil Paint
Sign, Traffic

Inscription

In gold paint, in capital letters, across the board is: TEN CENT STAGE .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Visual Communication T&E

Dimensions

3 7/8 x 24 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.356