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Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) Awful Conflagration of the Steamboat LEXINGTON In Long Island Sound on Monday Eveg

Auction:
2230
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888)

Awful Conflagration of the Steamboat LEXINGTON In Long Island Sound on Monday Eve'g Jan'y 13th 1840 by which melancholy occurrence; over 100 PERSONS PERISHED. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, depicting the steam boat on fire, over a small map of Long Island Sound, a list of passengers on the boat, and a testimony of the event by Captain Hilliard, sheet size 21 5/8 x 12 3/4 in., image size 1/4 x 12 in., matted, in a molded maple frame. Condition: Minor toning, couple creases at center, three repaired tears l.c., u.c., and l.r.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Nathaniel Currier, Hilliard