Painted Traffic Sign

Date

1800-1860

GUSN

GUSN-3281

Description

No description

Details

Descriptive Terms

traffic signs
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
SIGN, TRAFFIC

Inscription

On the right side of the board reads: ""Rates of Toll./ For every 10 sheep or hogs 3cts For every 10 meat cattle 6 cts. For every 10 horses or mules 6 cts For every horse and his rider or a led horse 10cts. For every sulkey chair, or chaise with 1 horse only 10cts. For every coach, chariot stage phaeton, or chaise with 2 horses 18 cts. For every pair additional horses 5cts For every cart wagon or other carriage of burden drawn by 1 horse 6 ct For every do drawn by 2 horses 9 cts if by more, 5 cts. for every additional pair of horses, or oxen---5 cts. for each pleasure sleigh with horse 7 cts For each do drawn by 2 horses 10cts For each sleigh, or sled, with 1 horse 5 cts if drawn by 2 horses, or 2 oxen 7 ct & 5 cts for every additional Pair of horses or oxen----5ct.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

28 x 56 x 1.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1066

Places

New Hampshire (United States)