Name plate

Name plate
Title
Name plate
Date 
ca. 1926
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 43.8 x 34.9 cm )
Description 
Cusped edge cast iron name plate (cartouche) with raised printed text and four bolts attached to two wrought iron slats.
Credit Line 
Gift of Herman Schweinert
Object Number 
1946.7
Marks 
cast: in relief: "THE/BARTLETT HAYWARD CO./BALTIMORE, MD./PATENT-1275696 . 8-13-18./PATENTS PENDING/ERECTED - 1926"
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this plate came from the gas tank in 21st Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue A, given to the donor by one of the wreckers on January 4, 1946, when the tank was demolished to make way for a housing development.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group