Trade sign

Trade sign
Title
Trade sign
Date 
1940-1960
Medium 
Paper
Dimensions 
18 x 13 5/8 x 1/4 in.
Description 
A cardboard advertising diorama that has a multi-layer full color scene of people in Victorian Dress caroling on a snowy city street with a man coming out of a tavern marked "Ye Olde Ballantine Inn" with a tray of foamy beer glasses. It reads at on the top and bottom holly decorated frame "Ballantine Ale/ Beer/ Happy Holidays". This sign can be unfolded and assembled so as to produce a 3-D effect from the several layers of printed cardboard forming the sign.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3623
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group