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Calendar

Calendar
Calendar
Title
Calendar
Date 
1897
Medium 
Paper
Dimensions 
6 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 1/4 in.
Description 
A cream colored paper folding agricultural calendar for the year 1897 with a scene on the front in dark blue of a man pushing a horse drawn plow. The reverse has a print of a factory building and reads "Facts for Farmers/ Fertilizers/ H. J. Baker & Bros./ Manufacturers/ Office 93, 95, 97 William St. New York". Inside, a pair of cartoons showing one man shoveling manure marked "Old Way", and another using a mechanical spreader marked "New Way", with a list of products and a calendar.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3681
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group