A MIDNIGHT RACE ON THE MISSISSIPPI.

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Fanny Palmer


A Midnight Race on the Mississippi.

Two-color lithograph handcolored, 1860.
Large folio - image size 18 x 27 13/16" (45.7 x 70.7 cm).
Good condition and color, save for old mat line.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 43896
Price: $8,500.00
Publisher : New York, Published by Currier & Ives 152 Nassau St.
F. F. Palmer del. from a sketch by H. D. Manning of the Natchez. New Best Fifty #2.

One of the classic Currier & Ives Mississippi River boat scenes. On the left is the Natchez, an the right, Eclipse. Men are shown stoking the boilers, attempting to get every pound of steam as to drive as fast as possible.
Currier & Ives , Marine , Mississippi River

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