: Dated ca. 1880-1900, these are advertisements for coach and hearse models from Merts & Riddle Coach and Hearse Company in Ravenna, Ohio. The first page features a No. 857 model with text to either side which reads "Builders of Fine Funeral Cars and Funeral Coaches, Broughams, Landaus, Palace Pall Bearers' Coaches, Berlin Coaches and Coupes." The text below the image reads "New Styles! Handsome Designs! Silver grey funeral cars a specialty; a large Stock of finished work constantly on hand to select from. Also some excellent second-hand Hearses, Landaus, Coaches, Broughams, Coupes, etc. Correspondence solicited." Page 2 advertises model No. 887, a back funeral car, page 3 No. 83, page 4 No. 356, and page 5 No. 479. View on Ohio Memory.
: MSS1606A_B01F16_857 Subjects
: Ravenna (Ohio); Carriages & coaches; Ohio Economy--Economy--Business; Funeral industry; Funeral vehicles; Advertisements Places
: Ravenna (Ohio); Portage County (Ohio)