Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888)
REGATTA OF THE NEW YORK YACHT CLUB...THE START. 1854 (Conningham, 5105). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 20 3/8 x 30 5/8 in., in a contemporary molded maple frame. Condition: Margins 1 3/8 in. or more, light margin stain, tears into image: u.r. corner, u.l. sky, u.r. sky, l.c., and l.l., several repairs to margin edges.
repaired tears into image: u.r. corner- 6 1/4 in. tear across u.r. corner going into image about 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. triangle; u.l sky- barely detectible about 1 1.2 in lg.; , u.r. sky- barely detectible about 2 in. lg.; l.c.- jaged tear from edge into image about 1/2 in.; l.l. -above corner about 3/4 in.; crease u.r. corner in image, also several repaired tears and losses on margin edges hidden by mat, few small light stains l. l.margin.