Currier and Ives


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Currier and Ives

makers of colorful lithographs of scenes of nature and outdoor recreation. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 699]
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It was a giant circular reed raft instead, according to a 19th-century illustration by Currier and Ives.
He also discusses china, silver, pewter, glass, Wedgwood, Currier and Ives, Shaker, a variety of chairs, and dolls.
Wyeth's 1923 painting "Franklin's Arrival in Philadelphia," which was recently acquired by the Amon; Currier and Ives's "Night Scene At an American Railway Junction" and William Harnett's "Ease," which was recently returned to the museum after an extensive cleaning to clean the surface of the still life that depicts several of the painter's favorite motifs.
I introduce this model with a short section on landscape, beginning with some images by Cole, Bierstadt, Adams, and Currier and Ives, to discuss in very general terms how they situate the viewer and what response they are likely to elicit.
Colonial sugarmakers used a heavy metal kettle over an open fire, a popular scene in Currier and Ives prints.