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Photo: Cartoon Cars


Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: Cartoon Cars

A circa 1884-1885 photo from the Louisiana Digital Library:

https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/lsu-sc-noe%3A118

This photo can be enlarged quite a bit. Click on the photo and scroll.

Not a great photo but what were cartoon cars?

Maybe something to do with the World's Industrial & Cotton Centennial Exposition in 1884-1885?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Eric Hansmann
 

It looks like a few cars have advertising banners attached to the car sides. There are words and illustrations.

 

 

Eric Hansmann

Murfreesboro, TN

 

 

 

 

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Photo: Cartoon Cars

A circa 1884-1885 photo from the Louisiana Digital Library:

https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/lsu-sc-noe%3A118

This photo can be enlarged quite a bit. Click on the photo and scroll.

Not a great photo but what were cartoon cars?

Maybe something to do with the World's Industrial & Cotton Centennial Exposition in 1884-1885?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA