Merry Christmas -- Compliments of Lowenstine's Department Store

Merry Christmas -- Compliments of Lowenstine's Department Store

Valparaiso, Ind. Lowenstine's Department Store, 1890. 15 x 18 embossed, die-cut advertisement from Lowenstine's Department Store in Memphis, Tenn. The chromolithographed image shows two smiling children in lace and ribbons holding a book with "Merry Christmas" on the outside. In gilt on the blue dress "Compliments of Lowenstine's Department Store." Flowers along the lower edge. A former owner attached a small hook on the back with a Santa sticker so that the cheery image could be hung up. Lowenstine's Department Store was an important commercial location in Valparaiso, Ind., for over a century from its establishment by Jacob Lowenstine in 1885. Scarce. In Good Condition: loss along the upper edge (the top of one head) and at on lower corner; the flowers are scraped; clean and bright. Good. Item #006958

Price: $35.00