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Sign

Object Number: 
2002.1.3700
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
9 1/8 x 6 1/2 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
A curved dark beige cardboard sign, possibly cut from a hat box, with red and black lettering that reads "From G.W. White's/ Fashionable/ Hat & Cap Warehouse/ 230 Greenwich Street, New-York/ Manufacturer of Beaver, Cassimere [sic], Moleskin and Silk Hats; Fur, Cloth and Velvet Caps./ He Has On Hand All Kinds Of Muff And Fur Trimmings".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group