Tavern Sign

Date

1827

GUSN

GUSN-8543

Description

Board mounted within frame; ball finials top and bottom. Grain-painted; mustard-yellow. Top is shaped in half-moon; bottom has broken arch. Both sides are alike.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shop signs
boards (flat objects)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
business (commercial function)
crescents (shapes)
Painted
Commerce
Board
Iron
Moon
SIGN, TRADE

Inscription

Lettered in black paint on board: 1827./WIDOW/LYDIA/LITTLEFIELD

Associated Building

Subject Widow Lydia Littlefield Tavern,

People and Organizations

Widow Lydia Littlefield Tavern

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

37 x 21 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.759

Places

Maine (United States)