The Pittsburgh Portfolio of the H.H. Seiferth Sign Company

Hand-painted and gilded signs by H.H. Seiferth in early twentieth century Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Plaque-shaped sign with hand-painted words, "Drawing materials, surveying instruments, artists supplies".
Detail of B.K. Elliott sign by H.H. Seiferth in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The H.H. Seiferth Sign Company was a major sign painting operation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They were trading from the end of the nineteenth century until as recently as 2018, representing over 125 years in business.

Man in overalls standing in front of a sign painted on a wall.
A H.H. Seiferth sign painter and a piece for the Syria Arab Patrol. Photo: Historic Pittsburgh.