Thursday, February 21, 2013

Photo Number 1143

This is a photo from the antique shop in Solway Minnesota.

Funeral Wreath with photo Cabinet Card Solway

A funeral wreath with a photo in the center.  The photo appears to be of a young boy.

The photographer was Tennant of Fennimore Wis

Funeral Wreath with photo Cabinet Card Solway

Fennimore Wisconsin is in the south western part of the state.

This photograph was most like sent to relatives far away that could not attend the funeral.

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  1. I've never seen a photo like this.

  2. I have a funeral card in one of my two old albums. The guy is very much alive in some of the other photos and something must have caused him to die young.

  3. These cards certainly are a reminder of how many folks back then died young. In many ways, it was a totally different world with details we don't even think about today--or take for granted.


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