Advertising sign

Advertising sign
Advertising sign
Title
Advertising sign
Date 
1880-1910
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
10 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.
Description 
A tin ruler and sign, orange on one side and red on the reverse, lithographed in black on one side with a hand holding a nib pen and a company seal of a roaring tiger flanking the words "Spencerian Steel Pens/ are used in all the principle Business Colleges, pronounced by Business and Professional men/ The Best Pens Manufactured.../ Ivison, Blakemen, Taylor & Co./ 138 and 140 Grand St. New York". On the reverse are lithographs of a stack of different shape bottles under the words "David's Inks", the bottles are marked "David's Chemical Writing Fluid", "David's Scarlet Ink", "David's Carmine Ink", or "Thaddeus David & Co./ Mucilage".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3687
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group