Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-18292

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

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
lithography
paper (fiber product)
post offices
Unidentified Paper
Lithography
Post Office
PICTURE

Inscription

Printed beneath print: ""---& Pub. By N. Currier. 152 Nassau St. Cor. of Spruce/ 610""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

11.5 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.340

Reference Notes

Peters, Harry T.. Currier and Ives: Printmakers to the American People. [No Publisher].

Date

1850-1870 (Possibly)

Places