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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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In Galleries
Currier and Ives 
A Pair of Nutcrackers.
Bethesda Fountain. Central Park, N.Y.
New York Bay, From Bay Ridge.
Art Gallery.
Freedom to the Slaves.
A Dark Foreshading - On a Flash Picture
A Positive Process from a Negative Result
Cherry-Time
Rustic Bridge, Central Park. New York.
Winter Sports - Pickerel Fishing.
Blackberry Dell
The Spirit of the Union.
Prairie Fires of the Great West
The Velocipede.
The American Fireman. Rushing to the Conflict.
Central Park in Winter.
Autumn Fruits.
American Homestead Winter.
The Life of a Hunter.
The Old Farm House.
The Katz - Kills in Winter.
New York Bay, from Bay Ridge.
The National Game. Three "Outs" and One "Run".
Ride to School. ; Christmas Snow.
Frederick Douglass.
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