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Vintage Funeral Home Advertising Silhouette with Thermometer (Inventory #M1303)

Funeral Home Silhouette Melrose 6-4304

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Available Until Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:47:00 AM
Available Since Wednesday, July 19, 2017 10:47:00 AM
Listed By   Lin's Antiques and Collectibles

This listing has an unusual item and it's collectible in more than one collecting area!

It's a silhouette by Frederick D. Ogden and an advertising piece for a funeral home -- even more unusual (for that time) is the funeral home was owned and operated by a woman!

The background picture is a river scene -- quite detailed -- even has a boy fishing, sitting on a rock with his pant legs rolled up. His trusty companion, Spot, has seen something of interest on the river bank and he's standing at attention!

The silhouette portion is of a young couple in a covered buggy and they've stopped at the shallow crossing to let their horse drink before going on -- you can see the road continued on the other side of the water.

The thermometer measures 2 1/8" long and it works. The advertising is in the upper left corner and it reads: Jordan Funeral Home, "A Home of Personal Service", Helen Jordan Sanders, 2428 E. 10th Street, Melrose 6-4304, 6-4305.

Silhouette is in a gold color metal frame and measures 8" long, 6" wide.

This is a super nice item and a piece of history!

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