Hardware/ household

Object Number: 
2002.1.1621
Date: 
1940-1960
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
6 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
This wood ruler is printed with a scale in inches on both sides and reads on one side in black "H.J. Butler & Bro., Inc./ Manhattan's Largest Lumber Yard/ Main Office-9th Ave. & 201st./ Bronx & Wash. Heights Branch- 180th St. & Amsterdam Ave./ Harlem Branch- 125th St. East of Amsterdam Ave." On the reverse "Small Quantities- At Wholesale Prices/ Lumber, Timber, Mouldings, Doors, Wardrobes, Panels, Sheetrock, Celotex/ Special Millwork".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group