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Hardware Sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.1634
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
13 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
This black tin sign has a color diagram of the connections between a coal stove, a water boiler marked Brown & Bro's Seamless Copper Boiler", and a hot water receptacle marked "Vulcan". The front reads in red "Vulcan/ Gas Water Heater/ Hot Water Almost Instantly." The reverse has a paper label that reads "W.M. Crane Co./ Gas Appliance Manufacturers/ 1131-1133 Broadway, New York".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group