AMERICAN "EXPRESS" TRAIN.

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Charles Parsons

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American "Express" Train.

Two-stone lithograph handcolored, 1855.
Large folio - image size 16 1/8 x 25 11/16" (41 x 65.3 cm).
Good condition and color, color slightly faded. Tear in center top 2-1/2 inches into color, skillfully repaired.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 20035
Price: $15,000.00
Publisher : New York, published by N. Currier 152 Nassau Street.
Lith. N. Currier. C. Parsons del.

In the distant background is the town which the railroad serves. To the front right of the engine are two workman, one signaling the engineer with a flag. To the right is the quaint depot with passengers waiting to board. A scarce print.
Currier & Ives , Locomotives & Railroads

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