Another piece of Memphis history gone

Early 20th Century Snowdrift Shortening painted billboard on the west side of 1661 Lamar

Snowdrift billboard

has now been painted over in bright blue.

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  • What a classic piece of Advertising Art that was!

  • Dawn, I am sure way too many have been lost over the years. I guess we are looking at the extinction of the early examples of this type of advertising.