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Object Name: Advertising sign
Date: 1880-1910
Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 10 3/8 × 3 1/4 in. (26.4 × 8.3 cm)
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
Description: A tin ruler and sign, orange on one side and red on the reverse, lithographed in black on one side with a hand holding a nib pen and a company seal of a roaring tiger flanking the words "Spencerian Steel Pens/ are used in all the principle Business Colleges, pronounced by Business and Professional men/ The Best Pens Manufactured.../ Ivison, Blakemen, Taylor & Co./ 138 and 140 Grand St. New York". On the reverse are lithographs of a stack of different shape bottles under the words "David's Inks", the bottles are marked "David's Chemical Writing Fluid", "David's Scarlet Ink", "David's Carmine Ink", or "Thaddeus David & Co./ Mucilage".
Credit Line: Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 2002.1.3687
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