The Loomis Gang- Wanted Poster
Wanted…The Loomis Gang is a broadside advertising a reward for information leading to the arrest of various members of the notorious Loomis Gang of Madison County, NY. It is doubtful that any wanted posters ever existed for the gang since everyone knew where to find them; the problem was in holding and convicting them.
Our Master Printer, Ted Shuart was talked into printing this poster by a descendant of the family and found himself printing many more by popular request. The information on the poster is all factual and comes from a variety of sources. The poster is printed on a Washington press using hand set type and a handcarved wood cut.
Printed materials reproduced in the Middlefield Printing Office at The Farmers’ Museum are carefully researched to be historically accurate for the 1845 time-period portrayed at the museum.
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