Trade sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.2210
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
30 1/4 x 20 1/4 x 1 in.
Description: 
A sign chromolithographed on tin with a faux wood molded tin frame with portrait of a continental army soldier in a blue and ivory colored uniform holding a musket and wearing a tricorn hat. It reads in blue with white highlights "Continental/ (Fire)/ Insurance Co./ Of New York/ Cash Capital Ten Million Dollars". Formerly F-19.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group