" Isaac Stelle- Spermacetti Chandlers Newport 1761"

Isaac Stelle shop sign

SIGNS & POSTERS
USA, RI, Newport
41-1/4 x 31-1/2 in.

Wooden shop sign, rectangular, painted gray with colored whaling scene showing whale sounding near whaleboat; in black letters "ISAAC - STELLE/ SPERMACETTI/ CHANDLERS/ NEWPORT/ 1761"; reverse badly deteriorated, formerly read "ISAAC - STELLE/ NEWPORT/ 1761", with wharf scene at center; top plank with 2 metal rings for hanging sign.


UNIDENTIFIED whaleboat
1938.15

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