View of a billboard located at East 18th (Eighteenth) Avenue and Grant Street, Denver, Colorado. The billboard has a frame that consists of two oversized newel posts with newel caps, and a cornice across the top with a small pediment with letters that read: "Alden Sign Co." The bottom of the sign consists of a narrow skirt with vertical uprights. Electric lights are mounted on top of, and pointed at the sign. The sign shows a Scotsman in a tam o'shanter, he wears a plaid scarf, carries a shillelagh and holds a bottle of wine, the label reads: "Ambrose Fine California Wine." Letters near the Scotsman read: "Hoot Mon! What a Wine Value" "Full Quart 59 Cents All Taxes Paid." Text on the sign reads: "Ambrose Brand America's Finest Wine" "Available in Port - Sherry - Muscatel - Tokay - Angelica - Madeira, At Reputable Dealers."
[between 1930 and 1940?]
Photographer's stamp and : "E. 18th Ave. & Grant Street" inked on original and reproduced in photographic print.; Photographs from the Earl Stiegelmeyer collection of sign memorabilia, billboard designers unknown.; Title supplied.; R7110153246
1 photographic print ; 20 x 25 cm. (8 x 10 in.) mounted on linen.
Is Part Of
Earl Stiegelmeyer collection of sign memorabilia and billboards.