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McCormick "Battle of Shiloh" Advertising Poster

McCormick "Battle of Shiloh" Advertising Poster | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
DESCRIPTION
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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4603
Creation Date:1885  
Creator Name:McCormick Harvesting Machine Company
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Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester)
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6419.112 (7)
Original Dimensions:36 x 26 inches
SUBJECTS
Agricultural machinery
Horses
Trees
Landscape
Farm buildings
Agricultural machinery industry
Battlefields
Civil War, 1861-1865
Combat
Dead
Firearms
Military uniforms
Ordnance
Soldiers
Weapons
Men
Horse-drawn vehicles
Roads

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