Trade sign

Trade sign
Title
Trade sign
Date 
1880-1910
Medium 
Wood, metal
Dimensions 
29 3/4 x 40 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.
Description 
A sign chromolithographed on tin in an ornate gilt wood frame. It is printed with four scenes, one in each corner, of fields each with a different type of cow and a machine, and a central oval frame with a scene of a young woman in a blue dress and white bonnet with her arm around a brown cow. It reads at the top in gold "De Laval Cream Separators/ Save $10 to $15 Per Cow Every Year Of Use". The left top corner scene is labeled "Ayrshire", the right "Guernsey"; the bottom left "Holstein", and the right "Dutch Belted". The lower area reads "De Laval Cream Separator Comapny/ 165 Broadway, New York" and has a list of dealers in various cities in the U.S. and Canada. Formerly F-28.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2203
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group