Hardware/ household

Hardware/ household
Hardware/ household
Title
Hardware/ household
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
Object Number 
2002.1.1620
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group