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The American Landscape

andscapes in nineteenth-century farm equipment posters tell us more about the artistic conventions of the time than the actual appearance of farms. Most views featured scenic hills and rivers instead of the flat, Midwestern prairies that characterized American agriculture by the 1880s.

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Color lithograph, ca. 1880
Printed by Johns & Co. (Cleveland) for Fremont
Harvester Co. (Fremont, OH)
23.75" x 31.75"

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