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Object ID # 1959.002.020
Title Lithograph
Object Name Print
Date 1897
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Scope & Content Framed lithographic print, from 1897, depicting changing farm times from 1847 to 1897. Left side, showing 1847 shows a man and a woman in the field in front of a log house. Top centre depicts a sickle, an axe and a gun. Right side, depicting 1897 shows people in "town" dress and a boy with a bicycle, a farmer plowing a field with horses and a large red brick building in the distance. Massey Harris symbol (metal wheel with golden wings) above them.
Function: A print intended for hanging on a wall for decorative purposes and to advertise the Massey Harris Company (50 year anniversary?) by affiliating it with technological advances.
People Givens, James
Subjects Agricultural Machinery