Saturday, January 18, 2014

Undertaker's Trade Card, 1745

Undertaker's trade card from 1745 labeled "The sign of the Naked Boy and Coffin."

Text reads: "At ye lower Corner of Fleet Lane at ye Signe of ye Naked Boy & Coffin you may be Accommodated wth all things for a Funeral as well ye meanest as those of greater Ability upon Reasonable Terms more particularly Coffins Shrouds Palls Cloaks Sconces Stans Hangings for Rooms Heraldry Hearse & Coaches Gloves wth all other things not here mentioned by Wm.Grinly Coffin Maker."

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