Overall: 50 1/2 x 15 1/4 x 2 in. ( 128.3 x 38.7 x 5.1 cm )
painted: on banner: "British at New or[leans?]" painted: below banner: "_ATA_"
Rectangular wooden sign painted with polychrome image of uniformed man from waist up in both sides; soldier holds banner with inscription; inscription also painted below banner; molded frame.
This tavern sign, supposedly depicting Andrew Jackson, may have first been painted about 1815. The sign has been altered and overpainted over time.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.