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The Express Train

Artist:
Charles Parsons (American (born England), Hampshire 1821–1910 New York)
Publisher:
Lithographed and published by Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
Date:
1859
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 3/4 x 26 5/8 in. (45.1 x 67.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of George S. Amory, in memory of his wife, Renée Carhart Amory, 1966
Accession Number:
66.738.25
Not on view
Signature: in stone below image at left and right: "Chas. Parsons del. / Currier & Ives lith. N.Y."

Inscription: in stone below image at center: "Entered...1858 by Currier & Ives...N.Y."
George S. Amory; Donor: George S. Amory
Peters, Currier & Ives 2093; Conningham 1970, 1791; Gale 1943
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 2093.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 1791.

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. 1943.



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