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Currier and Ives 

Currier and Ives 

In 1857, Nathaniel Currier formed a partnership with James Merritt Ives, creating the printmaking firm of Currier & Ives. Located in lower Manhattan, the business was spectacularly prolific, producing an average of three or four new prints of a wide variety of subjects every week for fifty years. Today, the collection affords the opportunity to examine original Currier & Ives prints and to consider their place in history as a way of understanding how nineteenth-century Americans perceived and idealized themselves. 


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Currier and Ives 
Sports (horses and horse-racing) 1870 (fast trotters on harlem lane n.y.) (eighth ave. Near 137th street.) lithograph colored
Life of a fireman, (the)'. 1854 (The ruins. - 'Take up!'. - 'Man your rope!'.) lithograph, colored
The Magnificent Steamship "City of New York" of the Inman Line.
La Cigarita. ; A Capital Cigar. ; The Jolly Smoker. ; Tip Top! ; A Sociable Smoke. ; Perfect Bliss. ; Jockey Club. ; Good Luck to Ye. ; The Pet of the Fancy. ; Please Give Me a Light Sir.
Redemption. Repudiation.
This Man Forgot to Shut the Door!
Hunting on the Plains.
[In the Harbor.]
New York Ferry Boat.
"A Clearing."
Quail
Woodlands in Winter.
Whale Fishery.
Wild Duck Shooting.
U.S. Post Office, New York.
Watkins Glen. New York.
The Assassination of President Lincoln
John Brown
Death of President Lincoln.
The Death of "Stonewall" Jackson.
Abraham Lincoln
Lieut. Genl. U. S. Grant.
Hon. Horace Greeley, Our Next President.
Frederick Douglass.
The Express Train.
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