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Glass Advertising Slide - John Deere Tractor, United State of America, circa 1930 Image Reg. No: ST 043735

Summary:
Colour glass slide advertisement featuring a John Deere Model D15-27 tractor. .It was made by Phillips Slide Co., Chicago, USA, circa 1930 for cinema use.
Description:
Lantern slide, comprising two sheets of glass sandwiched together and sealed with adhesive black paper binding tape around edge.
The hand tinted black & white photographic image is printed on the inside of the front glass, protected by a cover sheet to prevent it being scratched.
Description Of Content:
An advertisement for a John Deere tractor, model D 15-27. Illustration features a kerosene tractor. Colourful text reads: "John Deere model D kerosene burning farm tractor/ 15 hp at the draw bar/27 hp at the belt/the simple tractor that's small in dimensions/light in weight but big in power".
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Wheatlands Museum, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 101 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: agriculture, advertising, lantern slides, tractors, farmers, electric power supply units
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: tractors
Inscriptions: Printed on paper mount of slide: 'PHILLIPS SLIDE CO. / *TO[...] / [...] RIO ST. -:- CHICAGO 232 W.[...]' / Made in U.S.A.
Model Name/Number: D15-27
Format: Lantern Slide: Hand Coloured; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Manufacturer: Phillips Slide Co, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, circa 1930
Organisation Named: John Deere & Co, United States of America, circa 1930

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