|Object Name||Sign, Trade|
Hand-painted advertisement on heavy cardstock for the Detroit City Ice and Fuel Company painted by Herman G. Jahnke of Walker and Company, and entered into the 16th National Competition and Exhibition of Outdoor Adverting. The sign depicts a baby laying on a small white rug, playing with a blue toy bird. The surrounding text reads, "Warm Floors," "Buy Good Coal," and "Detroit City Ice & Fuel Co." An entry form has been affixed to the verso of the board:
Title: Warm Floors
Entered by: Walker & Co.
Address: 88 Custer Avenue City: Detroit
Advertiser: Detroit City Ice & Fuel CO.
Artist: H.G. Jahnke
Artist Director: H.G. Jahnke
Agency or Selling Co.: Walker & Co.
Lithographers: Kubin-Nicholson (Silk Screen)
Value of Painting: $150.00
Indicate Entry's Classification Number: 9
A Walker and Company sticker has also been affixed to the verso, near the lower left corner, with the information, "No. 6837, Date 10-28-47." Another sticker with the handwritten numbers, "9-51," has been affixed near the upper left.
|Collection||Walker & Co.|
|Dimensions||W-15 L-30 inches|
Jahnke, Herman G.
|Relations||Show Related Records...|
Walker and Company
Detroit City Ice and Fuel Company