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CURRIER & IVES. - New York Ferry Boat. (Bac vapeur de New York).

CURRIER & IVES. -  New York Ferry Boat. (Bac  vapeur de New York).
New York Ferry Boat. (Bac vapeur de New York). - CURRIER & IVES.
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Title : New York Ferry Boat. (Bac vapeur de New York)..
Map maker : CURRIER & IVES..
Date : New York, ca. 1875.
Size : 9.3 x 12.4 inches. / 23.6 x 31.5 cm.
Colouring : In attractive original colours.

Description :A very decorative print showing the New York Ferry Boat "Fulton", published by Currier & Ives. The Ferry boat "Fulton" sails to the right. A single smokestack trails smoke, and two flags blow to the left. Passengers, horses and a carriage are visible on deck, and a captain is in the wheelhouse at right.
Published by Currier & Ives 125 Nassau Street, New York.

"Currier & Ives was a New York publishing firm that produced and sold thousands of impressions of more than 7,000 different lithographic prints during the latter half of the nineteenth century. One of the most prolific printmaking concerns of its time, the firm originated with Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888) whose shop issued its first lithographs in 1835. . . In 1852 Nathaniel Currier was joined by his brother-in-law, James Merritt Ives (1824-1895). The firm operated until 1907."
Images include genre scenes, illustrations of progressive technology, American nationalism, historical scenes and even leisure activities.

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Condition : Original hand coloured lithography, finished with Gum Arabic. "(Bac vapeur de New-York)" in manuscript. Slightly foxing.
Large margins. Contemporarily laid down on cardboard. In good condition.

ID: 27535

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