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Sign

Object Number: 
1935.134
Date: 
1836-1852
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 39 x 1 in. ( 29.2 x 99.1 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on obverse: "Welkom"
Description: 
Dark green-painted wooden sign with gold border and lettering; slightly arched rectangular shape with gold-painted beveled edges and semi-circular tab at either end; "Welkom" in gold lettering.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this sign was purchased by the Society from Egbert Benson of Westbury, Long Island. The sign is said to be from the house of Alderman Ebgert Benson (1789-1866), which was located on Warren Street in New York City.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group