“I’m a terrific tornado…” — Mayhem

1904 Connecticut Fire Insurance Co. advertisement
1904 advertisement found in a 1959 collection by Charles Addams (of Addams Family fame)

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From what I can tell from a version of this in the Library of Congress’s collection, this might have been a post-Victorian trade card, an advertising blotter or perhaps the top of a calendar.

The ad copy:

Insure against Windstorms, Cyclones and Tornadoes in the Connecticut Fire Insurance Co. of Hartford, Conn.
Incorporated 1850.
Cash Capital One Million Dollars.

Result of Terrific Tornado Near Huntley. Ill., March 24. 1904.

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