Painting

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-3298

Description

On a peach ground with black lettering and one line filled in with bold wide-lettered red paint, with pointing hands drawn at either side of this line, is a sign which contains an inscription.

Details

Descriptive Terms

signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
pressboard
advertisements
Particle Board
Oil on Panel
Pencil
Advertisement
SIGN

Inscription

Text of the sign: TONIGHT ONLY!!!/ a Magic Lantern Exhibition/ of/ FOLK ART/ combining amusement with instruction/ and moral purpose/ PORTRAITS LANDSCAPES/ WEATHERVANES SIGNS/ Etc., etc./ presented by the celebrated lecturer from/ the Massachusetts Bay Colony, N. Engl./ NINA FLETCHER LITTLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

30 x 23.75 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1084

Places

Massachusetts (United States)