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American Express Train

Artist:
Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York)
Publisher:
Lithographed and published by Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
Date:
1864
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions:
image: 17 3/4 x 27 3/4 in. (45.1 x 70.5 cm) mount: 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of George S. Amory, in memory of his wife, Renée Carhart Amory, 1966
Accession Number:
66.738.27
Not on view
George S. Amory; Donor: George S. Amory
Peters, Currier & Ives 2088; Conningham 1970, 130; Gale 0143
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 2088.

Mary Bartlett Cowdrey "Fanny Palmer, An American Lithographer" in Prints: Thirteen illustrated essays on the art of the print, selected for the Print Council of America by Carl Zigrosser. Carl Zigrosser, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, 1962, p. 233, ill.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 130.

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. 0143.

Dennis Raverty "Frances Flora Palmer: The Pictorial Domestication of the West." Woman's Art Journal. Vol. 38, no. 1, Spring-Summer 2017, fig. no. 6, p. 8.



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