Ruler

Object Number: 
2002.1.4774
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
12 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
A yellow tin lithographed sign printed on one side "Royal Insurance Co., Liverpool, Eng./ 50 Wall St. New York/ E.F. Beddall Manager/ W.W. Henshaw Ass't Manager." next to a company crest incorporating a lion and unicorn flanking two shields over a banner "We Hold Thee Safe" encircled by "Assets Held In The United States/ Jany. 1st. 1886...$2,335,427.89". On the reverse is an annual rate chart marked "Royal (Fire) Insurance/ 50 Wall St./ New York./ Insurance Effected In Any Locality/ Table Of Short Rates."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group