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Title:
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAIN
Size:
32" x 23"
Medium:
Lithograph
Price:
$498
INV. #:
19039
 
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAIN, 1946 reprint of the lithograph of Currier and Ives. Hand colored & published by Artist Publishing Co., New York City. Archival linen backed with the outter boarders cleaned during the backing. Very nice clean bright colors

“A locomotive, with a train of cars passing over the road at full speed. It is a good print for railroad ticket and express offices and for travelers from abroad who wish to show their friends the modes of travelling in America. (Description from a printed advertisement by the firm of Currier & Ives). In the background is the Hudson River with a paddle wheel steamship.

The Express Train published by Currier & Ives 152 Nassau Street New York City

Currier eventually teamed up with James Merritt Ives and the firm of Currier & Ives was born. They went on to produce over 7500 titles and over one million prints from 1835 to 1907 and provided the American public with the pleasure of having original art in their homes at an affordable price.

F.F. Palmer Del. Under the print it says Entered according to act of Congress. AJ 864, by Currier & Ives in the clerks office of the district court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.