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
Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number: PH 6419.112 (7)
Original Dimensions: 36 x 26 inches
Agricultural machinery industry
Civil War, 1861-1865
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