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Currier and Ives Darktown Bicycling, 1897 Litho

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Currier and Ives Darktown Bicycling, 1897 Litho

Lot 1487 Details

Description
Description: 1897 Currier & Ives hand colored lithograph of "DARKTOWN BICYCLING -SCOOPED DE PEAR and Sumfins Busted. Framed size, 17.5 x 21.5". Frame has some wear and chipping.

History: A good example of how widespread bigotry persisted in the North even after the Civil War. Another in a series of stereotypically derogatory images of African Americans from the end of the 19th century, illustrated by Thomas Worth for Currier & Ives.

Provenance: N/A

Dimensions: Weight (Pounds & Ounces) = 4.5 | Height(in) = 11 | Width(in) = 14.25 | Depth(in) = 1

Size of Artwork(in): 11 x 14.25 sight.

Artist Name: Currier & Ives

Medium: Paper, wood frame.

Circa: 1897
Condition
There is slight damp staining to the upper left hand side.
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Currier and Ives Darktown Bicycling, 1897 Litho

Estimate $150 - $250
Feb 13, 2016
Starting Price $10
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1487: Currier and Ives Darktown Bicycling, 1897 Litho

Sold for $125
11 Bids
Est. $150 - $250Starting Price $10
Day 1 of 3- Palm Beach Auction, 7th Annual
Sat, Feb 13, 2016 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 24.5%

Lot 1487 Details

Description
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Description: 1897 Currier & Ives hand colored lithograph of "DARKTOWN BICYCLING -SCOOPED DE PEAR and Sumfins Busted. Framed size, 17.5 x 21.5". Frame has some wear and chipping.

History: A good example of how widespread bigotry persisted in the North even after the Civil War. Another in a series of stereotypically derogatory images of African Americans from the end of the 19th century, illustrated by Thomas Worth for Currier & Ives.

Provenance: N/A

Dimensions: Weight (Pounds & Ounces) = 4.5 | Height(in) = 11 | Width(in) = 14.25 | Depth(in) = 1

Size of Artwork(in): 11 x 14.25 sight.

Artist Name: Currier & Ives

Medium: Paper, wood frame.

Circa: 1897
Condition
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There is slight damp staining to the upper left hand side.

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