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Trade sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.3623
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group