Medicine advertising sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.799
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
8 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
Tin embossed sign with multicolored print of two boys in blue sailor suits sailing a boat made out of a red box marked "Allcock's Porous Plaster" with a mustard plaster sail and a banner flying from the mast marked "Brandreth's Pills". The sign reads in black "Allcock's Plasters Never fail to cure." and in red "The Race for the Cup/ The Winner Coming Home", next to a trophy marked "Public Opinion". See 2002.1.772 for Brandreth's Pill box.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group