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Catalog Number 2017.083.011
Object Name Signal, Elevator
Description One elevator signal from Hudson's downtown Detroit department store. The signal consists of two round buttons which are mounted in a vertically-oriented, decorative cast brass panel. Raised brass text at the center of the panel reads "Signal For All Cars." A red button near the top of the panel corresponds with adjacent raised text that reads "Up." A black button near the bottom of the panel corresponds with adjacent raised text that reads "Down." The entire signal assembly is mounted on a rectangular walnut wood display board that has a decorative routered edge and is finished with a light coat of lacquer or varnish.
Collection Business/Stores/Retail
Date c.1925
Dimensions H-11 W-6 D-1.5 inches
Material Wood/Brass
Search Terms Hudson's
J. L. Hudson Company