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Advertising sign

Advertising sign
Advertising sign
Title
Advertising sign
Date 
1930-1950
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
33 1/2 x 7 x 1 1/2 in.
Description 
A long wood two sided advertising sign, one side is white with an oval plaque in the center with a portrait of a wide-eyed open-mouthed baby in bonnet with a large brim and yellow ribbons and multicolored round wood balls stacked on the ends. It reads in blue and red "Baby Needs/ Johnson & Johnson". And on the reverse, white with a broad light blue border and the same baby portrait in the center and printed in dark blue "Baby Needs/ Johnson & Johnson".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3411
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group