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CURRIER & IVES (American, 1857-1907)

Seven lithographs with hand coloring; "The Great Mississippi Steamboat Race", "Pacific Mail Steamship Company's Steamer 'Great Republic'", "The Clipper Ship 'Cosmos'", "The 'Great Eastern'", "Steam Ship Washington", "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie" and "The Mammoth Iron Steam-Ship Great Eastern" (all framed separately); Publisher: Currier and Ives, New York; "The Great Mississippi Steamboat Race": 9 3/4" x 12 3/4" (sight)

Sale Price: $1,188

Estimate: $700 - $900

Condition Report

All with time toning to sheets, some with few spots of foxing and areas of additional discoloration. "The 'Great Eastern'" with losses to sheet and applied pigment at upper edge of image. None examined out of frames.