The Universal Food Chopper
A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it chops." The chopper appears in the center. Around the chopper is a line of various vegetables, fruit, fish, fowl and meat animals all heading for the hopper. All of the vegetables and fruit are depicted with legs and feet, to show they are running. A pig is shown halfway through the chopper and another squealing pig is about to take the plunge.
Image ID: 102541
Creation Date: 1899
Creator Name: Landers, Frary & Clark
Collection Name: Library Collection
Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number: HF 5813 ''U6 G64 1990, page 175
Original Dimensions: 6.75 x 9 inches
This image was published in Advertising in America, the First 200 Years, by Charles Goodrum and Helen Dalrymple. Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, New York.
The chopper was manufactured by Landers, Frary & Clark, New Britain, Connecticut, U.S.A.
Food industry and trade
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