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Artist:
Louis Maurer (American (born Germany), Biebrich 1832–1932 New York)
Publisher:
Lithographed and published by Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Date:
1856
Medium:
Lithograph printed in colors with hand coloring
Dimensions:
Image: 18 15/16 x 27 1/4 in. (48.1 x 69.2 cm) Sheet: 23 x 30 3/8 in. (58.4 x 77.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962
Accession Number:
63.550.548
Not on view
Signature: in stone, lower left: "L. Maurer del."; lower right: "Lith by N. Currier"
Donor: Adele S. Colgate (American, died 1962)
Peters, Currier & Ives 2462; Conningham 1970, 4870; Gale 5280
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 2462.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 4870.

Gale Research Company, Bernard F. Reilly Jr. Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonné: A comprehensive catalogue of the lithographs of Nathaniel Currier, James Merritt Ives and Charles Currier, including ephemera associated with the firm, 1834-1907. 1984, cat. no. 5280.

Catherine Hoover Voorsanger, John K. Howat Art and the Empire City ex. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven, 2000, fig. no. 169, p. 214, ill.



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