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Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.
Date: 1891-09-20 ca.
Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...
Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...
Description: Advertising card with a color illustration of a man using the Johnston Light Combine in a field with two horses. The back of the card describes the agricul...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration from an advertising booklet for Manny's Patent Adjustable reaper and mower. The page features two images of men operating the reaper...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.
Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...
Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...
Description: Flyer describing field trial victories by the McCormick binder. Features a small illustration of a farmer using the horse-drawn machine followed by testim...
Description: Cartoon of a three-headed hydra representing oleomargarine, threatening a farmer.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Scene of 16 figures. A slave owner raises his whip as black families race towards Fort Monroe, some remain behind picking cotton. The slave owner is saying...
Description: Color illustration of a man riding a Deering Junior Steel Binder drawn by a team of two horses.
Description: Panoramic wood-engraving of a cattle fair in New Haven, after a sketch by H.C. Curtis. Caption reads, "Cattle Show and Agricultural Faib [sic] at Ha...
Description: Back cover of an 1859 catalog advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machines. Features a drawing of an original McCormick reaper being used to harves...
Description: Illustration of a "McCormick Steel Mower No. 3" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: The front (left) and back (right) of a promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin.
The caption below the image reads: "A typical cou...
Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion harvester and binder. Includes the text "the Champion light binder, is the only simple, light, durable, efficient wor...
Description: Holiday card with ribbons, flowers and fruit. On the ribbon are the words "A Merry Christmas!". Chromolithograph.
Description: The back of an advertising card for William Deering & Company promoting the Deering steel binder. The card, which reads "Take This Card" across the top, wa...
Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."
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