The US mapped — as a pig?

The USA. As a pig.

The USA. As a pig.

Just a quick post (with a tip of the hat to the delicious Val Littlewood for coming across this one).

It’s a map of the United States in the shape of a pig, surrounded by more pigs representing the different states, with notations for state foods.

Title: This porcineograph / The Forbes Lith. Mfg. Co., Boston.
Creator(s): Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Company, lithographer
Date Created/Published: c1876.
Medium: 1 print : lithograph, color.
Summary: Map of the United States in shape of a pig, surrounded by pigs representing the different states, with notations of state foods.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-pga-03724 (digital file from original print) LC-USZC4-7315 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-125546 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: PGA – Forbes–This porcineograph (C size) [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

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