Hardware/ household

Object Number: 
2002.1.1625
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
10 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This wood shingle has a paper label on one side that reads in black "Hang Out Your Shingle/ And one passer by in a thousand notices, but does not read it./ Put Your Ad. In The World/ And everybody can see and read it. The shingle did well enough in / the old days- World Ads. are the things for to-day." The back has an address "Child & Son/ 1331 Washin Av., City", and a stamp indicating this was a mailed advertisment. See also 2002.1.2487
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group