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Trade Sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.2181
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Metal, plastic, wood
Dimensions: 
33 x 21 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
This chomolithographic tin sign with a light blue plastic frame was an advertisment for "True Fruit" a soda fountain product from the J. Hungerford Smith Company of Rochester, N.Y. The scene is of a table set with a white table cloth, a large ornate silver platter of fruit decorated with leaves and a statuette of a standing woman and a kneeling child draped with garlands of flowers in the center. The background is blue and gold. See 2002.1.2182 for manufacturer labeled frame trim and 2002.1.2211 for a complete item. Formerly F-9.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group