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Catalog Number 10645-3716
Title Print; Nathaniel Currier, James M. Ives; Offset Lithograph; Sights at the Fair Grounds
Object Name Print
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Lithograph titled "Sights At The Fair Grounds" by Currier and Ives. The image featured on the front is of fair grounds bustling with people and animals. In the foreground horses, sheep, cows, and bulls are standing or are wearing halters and being lead by a men. In the middleground are tents and a shed with animals standing, and people milling around. In the background is a racetrack with people lining the track watching. Beneath the image is the artist's names, print title, and copyright information. A graphite note is written on the bottom of the print by John Falter. Printed on the back of the paper are four paragraphs discussing Currier & Ives prints with "Road" in the title. The four paragraphs are in two columns with the title "The Road" above and the names of four prints below.
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Currier, Nathaniel; Ives, James M.
Made Currier & Ives
Place of Origin USA: New York, New York
Inscription Text Replace little boy with // ape smoking cigar- remove man with ropes.
Height (in) 11.938
Width (in) 15.313
People Currier, Nathaniel
Ives, James Merritt
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Print
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection