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Chart of the Order of United American Mechanics
1870
Strobridge and Co.; Powers & Weeks
USA: Ohio, Cincinnati
Chromolithograph on paper
overall: 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 in.; 57.15 x 45.085 cm
Found in collection
97.019

Colored chart of the Order of United American Mechanics; eagle at top with two American Flags, reads "HONESTY, INDUSTRY & SOBRIETY"; green banner one-third from the top reads "AMERICAN ORDER of UNITED MECHANICS"; images of George Washington, Ben Franklin and Fulton; Mechanics symbol of square and compasses with arm and hammer inside; seven vignettes around edges including: workers lined up in office receiving package, two children and their mother greeting father at the door, sick man in bed with two male visitors and two girls seated at bedside, worker with Liberty, O.U.A.M. apron and funeral painting, mother and two children being visited and given something from two males, men gathered in meeting room, and interior of factory; yellow columns separate the vignettes and have Chinese style archways; reads below image "STROBRIDGE & CO. LITH. CIN O. / ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS BY STROBRIDGE & CO. IN THE YEAR 1870, IN THE CLERKS OFFICE OF THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO. / POWERS & WEEKS, PUBLISHERS, CINCINNATI, O."



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