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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) A

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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) A
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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907)

A MIDNIGHT RACE ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Natchez/Eclipse, 1860 (Conningham, 4116). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 21 5/8 x 29 5/8 in., in a contemporary frame. Condition: Margins of 7/8 in. or more, paper cleaned and backed with rice paper, repaired margin losses and margin tears, light stains.

Note: This lithograph ranks no. 21 in the original "Best 50," and no. 2 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
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Condition: Repaired margin losses (not in image): 1 x tapering to 1/4 in. V-shaped loss u.l.; 1 3/8 x 1/4 in u.c. edge; 2 1/4 x 1/2 angeled tear u.r. corner, approx. seven small margin edge tears; light toning and foxing mainly in margins.

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) A

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Jun 07, 2009
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0574: Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) A

Sold for $2,900
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Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $400
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Jun 07, 2009 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0574 Details

Description
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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907)

A MIDNIGHT RACE ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Natchez/Eclipse, 1860 (Conningham, 4116). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 21 5/8 x 29 5/8 in., in a contemporary frame. Condition: Margins of 7/8 in. or more, paper cleaned and backed with rice paper, repaired margin losses and margin tears, light stains.

Note: This lithograph ranks no. 21 in the original "Best 50," and no. 2 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
Condition
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<br><br>Condition: Repaired margin losses (not in image): 1 x tapering to 1/4 in. V-shaped loss u.l.; 1 3/8 x 1/4 in u.c. edge; 2 1/4 x 1/2 angeled tear u.r. corner, approx. seven small margin edge tears; light toning and foxing mainly in margins.<br><br>Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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