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Publisher: CURRIER & IVES.
Title: [City Of New York and Environs].
Published in: New York, 1875
   
Size: 8.5 x 13.0 inches.
21.5 x 33.0 cm.
Colouring:

In attractive original colours.
Condition: Original hand coloured lithography, finished with Gum Arabic. Cut to the neat line, one tear upper part left 4 cm into the engraved area repaired. Inscriptions added in manuscript in the lower and right part of the lithography : New-Jersey, New-York, Brooklyn, Le mer, Entrée de New-York, Brooklyn, East river, New-York, Hudson, New-Jersey. Slightly foxing.
Large margins. Contemporarily laid down on cardboard. In good condition.

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A very decorative bird's-eye view of Manhattan, Brooklyn and part of New Jersey. A view of Manhattan Island from the southwest, surrounded by the Hudson, Harlem, and Est River and the bay. Ships of all kinds sail in the water. New Jersey lies in the foreground with warehouses and factories emitting smoke. Brooklyn and Queens appears in the distance.
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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Reference: Gale, Currier & Ives A Catalogue Raisonné : 1226.



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