Barthelmes Shop Sign

Barthelmes Shop Sign

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This is a one-sided shop sign made of painted wood and designed to look like a pocket watch. Barthelmes Watchmakers were active during the mid-19th century in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Object Name
shop sign
sign, shop
date made
1830 - 1870
mid 19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
paint (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 29 in x 21 in x 3 1/4 in; 73.66 cm x 53.34 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
American Enterprise
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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