Painted Directional Sign

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3185

Description

Weathered long and narrow directional board, which stands horizontally; lettered in black, raised letters with a hand pointing to the left; the background appears to have been painted white at one time.

Details

Descriptive Terms

traffic signs
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Oil on Panel
SIGN, TRAFFIC

Inscription

In black raised letters across the front: ""Portsmouth 4M""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Visual Communication T&E

Dimensions

45.25 x 5.75 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.968

Places

New Hampshire (United States)