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Hardware Sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.1633
Date: 
c. 1900
Medium: 
Glass, paper, paint
Dimensions: 
7 x 5 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
This sign is a glass pane with a paper card glued to the back and painted over in gold. The image is of a farmer in a red shirt and blue hat guiding a plow behind a pair of horses, with a cottage in the background. It reads in black "William C. Renz,/ Hardware and Tools/ 1547 Broadway, B'klyn, N.Y., Tel. 3506 Bushwick".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group