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Trade Sign

Trade Sign
Title
Trade Sign
Date 
1880-1900
Medium 
Paper mache
Dimensions 
33 x 25 1/4 x 1 in.
Description 
This elaborately molded paper mache-type fiber sign is carved with four columns with wreaths and banners wound around them, two classical statues, and reproductions of 8 award medals highlight with gold and bronze paint. It reads "Valentine & Company/ Manufacturers of / Coach and Car Varnishes.../ The Standard For Quality Varnishes", with a long description of the uses and features of the varnish. Formerly F-18.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2212
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group