Our America series, #1: From Iron Ore to Finished Steel; Making Iron and Steel

 
Our America series, #1: From Iron Ore to Finished Steel; Making Iron and Steel
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  • Title :     Our America series, #1: From Iron Ore to Finished Steel; Making Iron and Steel
  • Artist:     Coca Cola Bottling Co. Publisher Coca Cola Project Other relation
  • Accession:     87.842.4.1
  • Country:     United States Savannah Georgia
  • Date:     1942
  • Dimensions:     Inches 29-1/2 36-3/8 2-1/2 Dimensios, framed Inches 21-7/8 31-3/4 Dimensions, sheet, Centimeters 74.9 92.4 6.4 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 55.6 80.6 Dimensions, sheet
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Subject:     Industrialization , Nationalism
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.842.4.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper poster mounted to the reverse of painting 87.841.5.1; one in a series of images produced by the Coca Cola Company promoting American industrialization; depicts a factory manufacturing iron and steel as a central image with eight smaller vignettes surrounding, each with a caption: 1, SAVAGES DISCOVERED IRON; 2, ARABS MADE STEEL; 3, SOME IRON COMES FROM DEEP MINES; 4, FURNACES MAKE STEEL FROM IRON; 5, POURING STEEL INTO INGOTS; 6, MOST STEEL IS ROLLED; 7, SOME STEEL IS CAST; 8, SOME STEEL IS PRESSED.