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First Appearance of Jenny Lind in America, at Castle Garden, September 11th, 1850

Publisher:
Lithographed and published by Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Date:
1850
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions:
Image: 9 1/8 × 13 7/8 in. (23.1 × 35.3 cm)
Sheet: 12 5/16 × 15 11/16 in. (31.3 × 39.9 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:
54.90.652
Not on view
Inscription: in stone below image at left and right: "Lith. and Pub. by N. Currier / 152 Nassau St. Cor. of Spruce N.Y."
in stone below image at center: "Entered according to Act of Congres...1850 by N. Currier..."; lower center: "Total receipts $26,238."
Edward W. C. Arnold; Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Peters, Currier & Ives 3998; Conningham 1970, 1957; Gale 2124
Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes The Iconography of Manhattan Island, 1498-1909, compiled from original sources. 5 vols., 1915–1928, vol. III, p. 896, no. 87.

Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 3998.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 1957.

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. 2124.

Marilyn Symmes Impressions of New York: Prints from the New York Historical Society. New York, 2004, cat. no. 40, pp. 88-89.

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