Advertisement

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
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