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Across the Continent – "Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way"

Artist:
Frances Flora Bond Palmer (American (born England), Leicester 1812–1876 New York)
Lithographer:
On stone by James Merritt Ives (American, New York 1824–1895 New York)
Publisher:
Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
Date:
1868
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions:
image: 17 3/4 x 27 1/4 in. (45.1 x 69.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of George S. Amory, in memory of his wife, Renée Carhart Amory, 1966
Accession Number:
66.738.23
Not on view
Donor: George S. Amory
Peters, Currier & Ives 2085; Conningham 1970, 33; Gale 0039
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 2085.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 33.

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. 0039.



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