Trade sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.2172
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal, wood
Dimensions: 
28 x 34 x 2 3/4 in.
Description: 
A beige tin advertising sign in a brown wood frame with gold trim. The sign has a color print of a wrapped and unwrapped ham below a blue banner that reads in yellow "F.A. Ferris & Co." above the words "264, 266 & 268 Mott St./ New York. Unrivaled Hams and Breakfast Bacon/ For Domestic Use-Fresh Cured All Seasons/ For Export To Tropical Climates-And For Summer Use/ Established 1836". Formerly F-16.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group