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"Currier & Ives" by Harry T. Peters With Hand-Colored Lithographs

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Artist unknown
Henrietta, mid-19th century
Hand-colored lithograph on paper
Published by N. Currier, New York
Title inscribed in plate to the lower center margin

Artist unknown
Augusta, circa 1848
Hand-colored lithograph on paper
Published by J. Baillie, New York
Title inscribed in plate to the lower center margin

Title and Author/Editor Currier & Ives: Printmakers to the American People (Harry T. Peters)
Genre Art and Photography
Type of Illustration Letterpress Halftone
Printer Zeese-Wilkinson Company, Inc., H. Wolff Book Manufacturing Company
Binding Cloth with pastedown illustration, Hardcover
Dust Jacket Yes
Publisher Doubleday, Doran & Company
Publication Year 1942
Place of Publication Garden City, NY
Language English
  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- toning, light flecks of loose debris, handling wear, and slight creases to the paper pages of the book; toning, discoloration, scratches, scuffs, and minor peeling to the paste-down illustration at the front-cover of the book’s binding; discoloraiton, creases, scuffs, toning, and light accretions to the cloth and and hardcover of the book’s binding; tears, foxing, discoloration, significant toning, peeling, creases, and additional handling wear to the dust jacket of the book; minor buckling to both artworks within their frames; toning, discoloration, scratches, accretions, light peeling, and foxing to the print and paper of each artwork, but more heavily to those of Henrietta; flecks of loose debris present between the prints and coverings of both frames; minor warping, cracks, and accretions to the edges of the glass covering of the Augusta frame; scratches to the glass coverings of both frames; abrasions, scuffs, significant scratches, light discoloration and accretions to each frame, but more heavily to the frame of Henrietta.


12.75" W x 17.0" H x 1.5" D

- measurements of the larger frame (Augusta), with image measuring 8.5" W x 12.0" H; smaller frame measures 12.75" W x 16.75" H x 1.0" D, with image measuring 9.25" W x 13.0" H; book measures 9.25" W x 1.25" H x 12.25" D.

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