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Re: [WarOf1812] Pictorial references - period signage?

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  • Susan Spencer
    Thanks so much for the great leads! Off to the library I go . . . -- Sioux ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 6, 2005
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      Thanks so much for the great leads! Off to the library I go . . .

      -- Sioux

      Craig Williams wrote:

      >Sioux,
      >I would look to the caricatures of Cruikshank, or our friend
      >Rowlandson, even some of Hogarth's stuff would be pertinent as signs
      >are the type of thing that might have been left unchanged for longer
      >periods of time. There are some pub signs in England that, although
      >repainted from time to time are still pretty true to their original
      >appearance. The Maple Leaf Pub springs to mind, or the Kings Head.
      >I'm a little busy getting ready to move, working a crazy show, and
      >trying to get ready for this weekends school, but I will look around at
      >my books and see if I have anything for you.
      >
      >Craig
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      >On 6-Apr-05, at 12:05 PM, Susan Spencer wrote:
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      >>Esteemed List -
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      >>I am looking for pictorial references on period signage -- specifically
      >>signage pertaining to peddlers, merchants, and their establishments.
      >>Any suggestions of books, collections, or websites (or other) would be
      >>tremendously appreciated.
      >>
      >>Thanks in advance,
      >>-- Sioux
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      >>The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds
      >>of square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of
      >>THOUSANDS of square miles...
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      >>Unit Contact information for North America:
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      >>Crown Forces Unit Listing:
      >>http://1812crownforces.tripod.com
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      >>American Forces Unit Lisiting
      >>http://usforces1812.tripod.com
      >>Yahoo! Groups Links
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      >The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds of square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of THOUSANDS of square miles...
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      >Unit Contact information for North America:
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      >Crown Forces Unit Listing:
      >http://1812crownforces.tripod.com
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      >American Forces Unit Lisiting
      >http://usforces1812.tripod.com
      >Yahoo! Groups Links
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