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1998.340 (RS22294)

Description

Hand colored Currier lithograph of the Post Office. In the streets and sidewalks surrounding the post office are people walking and socializing as well as horses, wagons and carriage. A black iron fence surrounds the post office which is a 3-story building w/ a steeple and a clock and large arched windows. Frame: 3/4 in. black.

Details

Maker
Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)
Date
1850-1870
Possibly
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""---& Pub. By N. Currier. 152 Nassau St. Cor. of Spruce/ 610""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
lithography
Lithography
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Post Office
post offices
prints (visual works)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
11.5 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.340
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18292
Reference Notes
Peters, Harry T.. Currier and Ives: Printmakers to the American People. [No Publisher].

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