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Currier & Ives
Rare Gold Rush Caricature - Crossing Panama to California

1849

$2,750
$4,75042% Off

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RARE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH / NATHANIEL CURRIER THE WAY THEY CROSS THE ISTHMUS, 1849 (Conn. 6576, Gale 7105) Lithograph, EXTREMELY RARE Gold Rush caricature. One of a small series of early Gold Rush images published in 1849 by Nathaniel Currier (pre Ives). All quite rare and desirable. Medium folio. This important series traces the trials and tribulations of “The Way” they got to California during the period. Conserved but overall discoloration and associated ink loss still present. Backed with a thin sheet of Japan paper. Image 11 ½” x 17 3/8 incl. title. Sheet 13 1/8 x 19 1/4. $4,750 American Historical Prints, Americana, Western

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