McCormick "Battle of Shiloh" Advertising Poster | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society

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McCormick "Battle of Shiloh" Advertising Poster

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DESCRIPTION

Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the battle of Shiloh during the American Civil War. The poster was based on an 1885 cyclorama by French artist Theophile Poilpot. Includes the text "the 'McCormick' machines come victoriously out of every contest and without a scratch." The battle occurred on April 6, 1862. The advertising poster was produced in 1885 and features a machine that did not exist until the 1880s.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 4603

Creation Date: 1885 

Creator Name: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company

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Collection Name: McCormick - International Harvester

Genre: Poster

Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical

Original Format Number: PH 6419.112 (7)

Original Dimensions: 36 x 26 inches

SUBJECTS

Agricultural machinery

Agricultural machinery industry

Agriculture

Animals

Battlefields

Botany

Civil War, 1861-1865

Combat

Dead

Farm buildings

Firearms

Horse-drawn vehicles

Horses

Land

Land use

Landscape

Manufacturing industries

Men

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Ordnance

Persons

Roads

Soldiers

Transportation

Trees

Weapons

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