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Title
Free chair cars. on the limited fast express trains via the Great Rock Island route
Creator
Rand McNally and Company, printer
Contributor
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
1883
1884
1885
1886
1887
1888
1889
1890
1891
1892
1893
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History
Rights Information
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Description
Image of a poster advertising a route of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad with a center image of a man reclining in a railroad passenger car in a chair with an extended leg rest and gazing out the window at clouds containing a small image of a soldier and the writing, "A man"; the car's rug has the monogram "CRP."
Probable date approximated by cataloger based on employment history of E. St. John and E. A. Holbrook; St. John served as General Manager from September 1887 to 1895; Holbrook served as general ticket and passenger agent from 1886 to December 1888. "Rand. McNally. Co."--text, signature in stone, lower left of image. "Rand, McNally & Co., Printers and Engravers, Chicago."--text, bottom margin centered. "Between / Chicago, / Kansas City, St. Joseph / and Atchison. via / Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Ry."--text, lower half of poster. "A. B. Farnsworth, General Eastern Passenger Agent, 256 Broadway, New York."--text, lower left of poster. "W. J. Leahy, Traveling Pass. Agent, New York State, 42 1-2 Exchange Street, Buffalo, N.Y."--text, lower right of poster. "E. St. John, General Manager, / Chicago. / E. A. Holbrook, General Ticket and Passenger Agent,"--text bottom of poster.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 78.74 x 33.66 cm (31 x 13 1/4 in.)
Identifier
priJLC_TRAN_001112
402517
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16003coll4/id/1463
Language
English
Subject
Advertising--Railroads
Railroads--Pictorial works
Railroad passenger cars--Pictorial works
Railroad travel--Pictorial works
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Rail Road Co
Lithographs--Color--1875-1900. (gmgpc)
Source
Jay T. Last Collection
Transportation
Large Size
Railroad
The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library

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