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


McCormick "Battle of Shiloh" Advertising Poster


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.


Image ID: 4603

Creation Date: 1885 

Creator Name: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company




Collection Name: McCormick - International Harvester

Genre: Poster

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