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Gammon and Deering Advertising Poster

Gammon and Deering Advertising Poster | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Chicago, Illinois. At the center top, the dates 1776-1876 flank the image of an eagle standing on a globe and holding a banner in its beak reading: "Century of Progress in Grain Harvesting." The illustration includes four men harvesting in a field along a river, while on the left a woman wearing fashionable clothing is standing on a terrace looking down at them. A child is in the garden below her picking flowers. Around the decorative border of the poster are four harvesting scenes from 1776, 1825, 1800 and 1850.
DESCRIPTION
Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Chicago, Illinois. At the center top, the dates 1776-1876 flank the image of an eagle standing on a globe and holding a banner in its beak reading: "Century of Progress in Grain Harvesting." The illustration includes four men harvesting in a field along a river, while on the left a woman wearing fashionable clothing is standing on a terrace looking down at them. A child is in the garden below her picking flowers. Around the decorative border of the poster are four harvesting scenes from 1776, 1825, 1800 and 1850.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4280
Creation Date: 1876
Creator Name:Gammon and Deering Company
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Advertising literature, 1832-1984
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6420.47 (5)
Original Dimensions:17.75 x 14 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Used in the WHS Museum exhibit "Art of the Draw" in 2000.
SUBJECTS
Agricultural implements
Agricultural machinery
Fields (Agriculture)
Harvesting
Horses
Flowers
Trees
Dresses
Fashion
Hats
Work clothes
Dwellings
Advertising
Landscape
Fences
Children
Men
Women
Rivers
Farmers

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