The Butchery Archives, Vol. 4

Posted October 7th, 2011 in Posted in News & Announcements


There’s so much to love about this old card: the typography, the period after “Poultry,” the reference to “Hides,” and of course the phrase “veal calves, etc. Makes you kinda woder what that “etc.” might mean. Interestingly, there’s no street address, perhaps because Milford is a town of only 1257 people. Granted, that’s the current population figure, but it was probably a pretty small town back when Mr. Smith was running his poultry operation too, so anyone passing through Milford probably knew where to find his shop.

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