Michigan Central and Great Western Railways

1870 Date:
Michigan Central and Great Western Railways Publisher
Matthew & Warren, Buffalo, NY Printer
Letterpress on paper Medium
Gift of the New York Central Railroad Credit
1959.130.100 Accession number
The use of bright color and bold type make for a captivating broadside that visually mimics circus and entertainment posters of the late nineteenth century. The Matthew & Warren printing establishment was known for the quality of its work; “in color printing it has few rivals,” commented J. N. Larned, author of A History of Buffalo Delineating the Evolution of the City (1911).
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