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Currier & Ives
Currier & Ives
Accession NumberAD.80.11
ArtistCurrier & Ives
TitleThe Narrows of New York Bay
Media1Prints
Media2Lithography
DescriptionNathanial Currier (1813-1888) James Merritt Ives ( -1895). Title: "The Narrows of New York Bay". "Currier & Ives" became a partnership in 1857 (News illustrators - New York, NY). Also illustrated early American historial events. Currier was an apprenticed lithographer; Ives a starving artist-bookkeeper. Became successful in their time: Documented fires, deaths, scenes of marriage and courtship. (appealed to sentimentality)
Size9" x 12.25"
Date/Periodc. 1860
Century19th
Conditionwater stained. Cropped on 2 sides.
Inventory Number145027
Mat Size14 x 18
Source/DonorGift: Ida Matsen & Leona Brown
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