Trade Sign

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-2569

Description

Long, narrow octagonal board with brown painted background (sanded) with a gold stripe and lettering, surrounded by a molded enframement.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shop signs
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
trade (function)
Pine
Oil
Painted
Trade
SIGN, TRADE

Inscription

1) Gold painted caps across signboard: ""N. LITTLE"". 2) Gray painted caps at center below (1): ""C. Henry Adams"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Adams, C. Henry (Maker)

Dimensions

9 x 36 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.760