Plaque

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1773

GUSN

GUSN-3293

Description

Very weathered board, rectangular format, with holes in each corner for long-headed handmade nails, with black painted lettering. Unframed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plaques (flat objects)
oil paint (paint)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Oil
PLAQUE

Inscription

In black paint across the surface of the board is: 1773. A C/ D C inr/ I B. On a jelly label, in the upper left of the board back, written in fountain pen is: Said to have/been nailed/to the outside/of an old school-/house in/Hopkinton, Mass.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 29 3/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1079

Places

Massachusetts (United States)