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Publisher: CURRIER & IVES.
Title: New York Ferry Boat. (Bac vapeur de New York).
Published in: New York, ca. 1875
Size: 9.3 x 12.4 inches.
23.6 x 31.5 cm.

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

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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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Reference: Gale, Currier & Ives A Catalogue Raisonn : 4830.

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