Trade Sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.2211
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
37 1/2 x 25 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
Chomolithographic tin sign advertising "True Fruit," s 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. A gold painted tin molding frames the print and has white floral and leaf designs in shaded white and printed 'True Fruit'/ J. Hungerford Smith Co./ Rochester, N.Y.", now a division of Con-Agra Co. See 2002.1.2181 and 2002.1.2182 for parts from a similar item. Formerly F-20.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group