Hardware/ household

Object Number: 
2002.1.1620
Date: 
1920-1960
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
24 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
This folding wood ruler is printed with a scale in inches on one side and reads in black "A.M. Oesterheld & Son./ Yards:Tremont Ave and Arthur Ave., and Crotona Ave., Bronx/ Office: 178th St. & Arthur Ave./ Telephone Tremont 440". On the reverse "New and Old Building Materials./ Flooring, Roofing, Weather Strips, Wash Poles, Ceiling, Sideing/ We sell 'Beaver Board' Greatest Substitute for Lath and Plaster. "Ask About It."/ Shelving, Stepping...".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group