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Title
Advertisement
Date 
1869-1885
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 in. ( 0.3 x 15.6 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Horizontal rectangular printed silk advertisement; image of the Brooklyn Bridge at the center.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Isidore L. Rosenzweig, in Memory of Bessie and Isidore L. Rosenzweig, 1978
Object Number 
INV.8671u
Marks 
printed: across silk: "JOHN A. ROEBRING'S SONS Co. / Manufacturers of / C. G. ROEBLING / President / F. W. ROEBLING ? Sec'y & Treas. / WORKS / & OFFICE / TRENTON, N.J. / WIRE ROPE AND WIRE / 117 - 119 LIBERTY St. / H. L. SHIPPY, Manager. NEW-YORK, U.S.A. / LIVERMORE & KNIGHT, PROV. RI"
Gallery Label 
This printed advertisement was among the items found in the footlocker of William H. Paine, who served as a surveyor during the Civil War, from 1862-1865. Paine was responsible for devising systems and tools to better facilitate the surveyor's tasks, including patenting a coiled steel tape measure.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group