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Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold frame of a man using a horse-drawn plow in a field, and the Oliver factory. Outside of the frame on the left is Father Time wearing a robe and holding a scythe, at the top of the gold frame is an owl, and below the gold frame a winged cherub is playing a lute. It also includes illustrations of disasters that occurred during 1883: shipwreck of the "Cimbria," earthquake in Ischia, volcanic eruption in Java (Krakatoa), a flood, and a train derailment.
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Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold frame of a man using a horse-drawn plow in a field, and the Oliver factory. Outside of the frame on the left is Father Time wearing a robe and holding a scythe, at the top of the gold frame is an owl, and below the gold frame a winged cherub is playing a lute. It also includes illustrations of disasters that occurred during 1883: shipwreck of the "Cimbria," earthquake in Ischia, volcanic eruption in Java (Krakatoa), a flood, and a train derailment.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11650
Creation Date: 1883
Creator Name:Oliver Chilled Plow Works
City:South Bend
County:
State:Indiana
Collection Name:Competitors' advertising literature, 1832-1950
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 10Z, Box 31, folder 2
Original Dimensions:6.25 x 8.75 inches
SUBJECTS
Agricultural implements
Fields (Agriculture)
Birds
Farmers
Horses
Church buildings
Musical instruments
Trees
Coats
Hats
Work clothes
Earthquakes
Railroad accidents
Agricultural machinery
Floods
Volcanoes
Advertising
Factories
Ephemera
Holidays
Agricultural machinery industry
Men

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