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U. S. Ship North Carolina, 102 Guns

Publisher:
Lithographed and published by Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Date:
1843
Medium:
Lithograph; uncolored proof
Dimensions:
Image: 9 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (23.2 x 33.3 cm) Sheet: 11 15/16 x 15 1/2 in. (30.3 x 39.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Accession Number:
54.90.783
Not on view
Proof. A marine print. A three-masted ship faces left with an American flag flying off the stern. The New York City skyline is visible behind the ship; Castle Garden at right. Unlike many Currier prints, this lithograph has not been hand-colored.
Signature: In stone below image at left: Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier,

Inscription: In stone below image at center: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1843, by N. Currier in the Clerk's office of District Courts of the South dist. of New York.
Edward W. C. Arnold; Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Peters, Currier & Ives 1155a; Conninham 1970, 6327; Gale 6845
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 1155a.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 6327.

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. 6845.



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