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

Collection Type

  • art

Date

1893

GUSN

GUSN-255377

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
agriculture
food processing plants
chromolithographs

Physical Description

13 chromolithographs ; 5 x 7 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.064.01.01.006

Image Dimensions

5 x 7 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Armstrong & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Lithographer)

Material Type

chromolithographs

Other Organizations

Quaker Oats Company

Subjects

Oats
Breakfast cereals

Description Level

Item