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Vintage Pair of Reptile Zoo Snake Signs

$1,950per set

About the Item

Pair of vintage hand-painted wood zoo signs for reptile exhibit. From Benson's Wild Animal Farm in Hudson, New Hampshire. The farm was called the "Strangest Farm on Earth" and opened by John T. Benson in 1924. Benson purchased 200 acres in 1922 and imported exotic animals to the United States. The animals would be quarantined on Benson's farm and trained. Once trained many were shipped to American circuses and zoos. Benson opened the farm to the curious public and ran it until his death in 1943. The farm continued to run through the 1960's. The 200 acres was eventually sold back to the town of Hudson.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 8 in (20.32 cm)Width: 39.5 in (100.33 cm)Depth: 1 in (2.54 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 2
  • Style:
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
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  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location:
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU873418103962

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