Tin

Object Number: 
2002.1.2405
Date: 
1989
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
3 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
A tin shaped and printed like a three story brick building covered completely with scenes of life in the building, trade signs, advertising posters and people looking out of windows. The building decorations are based on real vintage photographs of Rose and Duane Streets circa 1890 and Lower Hudson Street circa 1865 respectively. Reproductions of the photographs are included inside the tin which reads, in part "7 Signs/ Kay Smith/ Illustrator". The bottom reads "The Ian Logan Americana Collection/ 1989/ England".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group