AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAIN.

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Fanny Palmer


American Express Train.

Two-stone lithograph handcolored, 1864.
Large folio - image size 17 5/8 x 27 3/4" (448 x 705 mm).
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 20034
Price: SOLD
Publisher : New York, published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St.
F. F. Palmer, Del. New Best 50 #14.

“A locomotive, with a train of cars passing over the road at full speed. It is a good print for railroad ticket and express offices and for travelers from abroad who wish to show their friends the modes of travelling in America. (Description from a printed advertisement by the firm of Currier & Ives). In the background is the Hudson River with a paddle wheel steamship. Framed in a 1 1/2" Birds Eye maple with a 1/2" gold metal leaf inset.
Currier & Ives , Locomotives & Railroads

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