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Trade sign

Trade sign
Title
Trade sign
Date 
1880-1900
Medium 
Wood, glass
Dimensions 
29 x 22 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.
Description 
A sign reverse painted on glass. Black with a brown and white eagle atop two crossed full color American flags holding a plaque in its talons above a brown banner. At the top in gold "Brandreth's Pills", the plaque has a shield marked "Forward" surrounded by the words "Allcocks Porous Plasters" in gold, and the banner reads in silver "Prescriptions Carefully Prepared". Formerly F-23.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2207
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group