Lot 72
  • 72

[Currier & Ives] — Parsons, Charles, and Lyman Atwater

Estimate
8,000 - 10,000 USD
Sold
8,750 USD
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Description

  • The City of New York. New York: Currier & Ives, 1876 
  • paper, ink
Lithographed bird's-eye view (27 1/2 x 39 in.; 699 x 991 mm), hand-colored, after and on stone by Parsons & Atwater, numerous unnumbered references in the lower margin. 

Expert repair to upper right corner of margin, not affecting image, some faint toning.

Literature

Conningham 1107; Gale 1220; Reps 2721

Catalogue Note

A fine panoramic bird's-eye view of the city of New York from the south, including a large view of the "Great East River Suspension Bridge" (i.e. the Brooklyn Bridge), in anticipation of its completion some seven years in the future.
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