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American Cereal Company at the World's Fair, Chicago, 1893

EP001.01.064.01.01.006 (RS137782)

Description

1. Pavilion of the American Cereal Co. 2. Spring ploughing and sowing the old way. 3. Planting in the West the new way. 3. Reaping the old way. 4. Harvesting on the prairie (2). 5. Threshing in the good old days. 6. Threshing by steam. 7. The old mill. 8. Mills of the American Cereal Co. 9. Quaker Oats dry room. 10. Quaker Oats packing room. 11. Quaker Oats train crossing the Rockies. The lower right corner of the cards read "Armstrong & Co., Lith., Boston." The names "H. Bolton Jones, Francis C. Jones" are signed in the lower right portion of the images.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1893
Physical Description
13 chromolithographs ; 5 x 7 1/2 inches
Dimensions
5x 7 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
255377
Reference Code
EP001.01.064.01.01.006

Record details

Originator
Armstrong & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Lithographer)
Other Organizations
Quaker Oats Company
Descriptive Terms
advertising
agriculture
business (commercial function)
food processing plants
Material Type
chromolithographs
Subjects
Breakfast cereals
Oats
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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