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Trade Sign

Trade Sign
Title
Trade Sign
Date 
1871
Medium 
Wood, metal, glass
Dimensions 
22 1/2 x 28 1/4 x 1 in.
Description 
A mirrored sign printed on the front with a photolithograph of a classical marble statue of a woman with a sceptor holding a round shield protectively over the heads of a woman and naked child. The sign reads in white "The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States/ New-York" with a white border. In a black and brown wood frame with gold trim. Formerly F-8.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2180
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group