Burma-Shave roadside sign

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Titles Burma-Shave roadside sign
Description A sixth and final sign from a Burma-Shave sequential roadside advertisement. It reads, "Burma-Shave" on the front and "BURMA-SHAVE / BLADES," on the back. Burma-Shave, a brand of brushless shaving cream, began advertising with sequential roadside signs in 1925 in Minneapolis. As Burma-Shave grew in popularity, sign series’ like these appeared on highways across the United States.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 1/2 inches height
40 inches width
3/4 inch depth
Nomenclature sign (declatory or advertising artifact)
Materials ponderosa pine (wood)
Creation Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Used by: Burma-Vita Company
Burma-Vita Company
Used in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Trade & Industry. Advertising & Promotions. Advertising
Dates Use: Approximately 1940 - Approximately 1955
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1990.507.5 (Accession Number)

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