02-22-2004 02-22-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2230 Boston
February 22, 2004 11:00 AMCalender
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Currier & Ives, publishers ( American, 1857-1907) THE SPLENDID NAVAL TRIUMPH ON THE MISSISSIPPI, APRIL 24TH 1862.

$1,058$900
Auction: Sale #2230 - 2230 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Currier & Ives, publishers ( American, 1857-1907)

THE SPLENDID NAVAL TRIUMPH ON THE MISSISSIPPI, APRIL 24TH 1862. 1862, (Conningham, 5659). Identified by inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 19 5/8 x 25 5/8 in., in a molded maple frame. Condition: Margins of 1 3/8 in. or more, repaired tear u.l. margin, couple light abrasions u.r. sky, part of the inscriptions below title have been trimmed off.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 50 in the original "Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $800-1,200