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The Grand Display of Fireworks and Illuminations at the Opening of the Great Suspension Bridge Between New York and Brooklyn on the Evening of May 24, 1883. View from New York Looking towards Brooklyn.

Publisher:
Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
Date:
1883
Medium:
Color lithograph
Dimensions:
image: 12 x 17 1/2 in. (30.5 x 44.5 cm) sheet: 17 7/8 x 23 9/16 in. (45.4 x 59.8 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:
54.90.779
Not on view
Edward W. C. Arnold; Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints, Fireworks! Four Centuries of Pyrotechnics in Prints and Drawings," June 6, 2000–July 9, 2000.

Peters, Currier & Ives 4026; Conningham 1970, 2480; Gale 2691
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 4026, p. 259.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 2480.

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. 2691, fig. no. 2691, p. 276, ill.



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