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Trade sign

Trade sign
Title
Trade sign
Date 
1880-1910
Medium 
Metal, wood, paper
Dimensions 
25 1/2 x 19 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Description 
A cardboard sign with a black wood frame that advertises nails and tacks. Different size and gauge cut and hammered flat nails are wired onto the green cardboard background. It is printed in black "Specimen of Nails/ Old Colony Iron Nail Company/ Nails, Shovels, Scoops, and Tack Plates/ Warehouse/ No. 211 Pearl Street, New York...", with various gauge nails including "Slating Floor Spikes", and sheathing, box and coopers' nails. Formerly F-25.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2206
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group