18th and 19th Century Prints
A selection of prints produced in America and Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries. The selection includes Botanicals, Birds and Animals, Town or Urban Views, Railroads, Marine (Steam, Sailing, Naval), Genre, Historical, Portraits, and Vanity Fair Portraits.
Town Views, States and Specific Locations
Find prints by a subject category, as an example Marine, Historical, Genre, Western, ect.
Portraits that were in the late 19th and early 20th century publication.
Currier & Ives
We have one of the largest collections of original lithographs published by N. Currier and Currier & Ives available for collectors to purchase. We invite you to view our impressive collection.
Other pages on Currier & Ives
History of the Firm - A brief history on the firm of N. Currier and Currier & Ives.
Addresses and dates - Addresses of the firm and when they were at those addresses.
Nathaniel Currier - Biography of the founder.
James M. Ives - Biography on the partner.
Fanny F. Palmer - Biography on an important artist for the firm.
Louis Maurer - Biography on an important artist for the firm.
Thomas Worth - Biography on an important artist for the firm.
Bibliography - Books about the firm and their prints.
Ephemera - Advertising about the firm and articles about the artists.
John James Audubon - Birds and Animals
The Old Print Shop has owned nine complete sets, several loose volumes and countless individual aquatints from America's most famous naturalist. We specialize in the original double elephant folio, Havell aquatints published in London 1827-1838. We also have a fine selection of the folio quadrupeds (animals) and a large group of the royal octavo (8vo) editions of both the birds and the animals.
All Artists and Cartographers Represented
This is a list of every artist and map maker listed at this web site.
20th Century American Fine Prints
We have an extensive collection of American 20th-century master prints and we represent the estates of many printmakers from this period. The inventory is arranged alphabetically by the artists last name or can be searched by subject on our subject search page.
We currently represent over fifty contemporary printmakers, and these artists use printmaking as their primary form of artistic expression. We have contemporary print and photographic exhibitions in our second floor gallery, all the exhibitions can also be seen on-line, past exhibitions can be seen on our Exhibitions page.
Photography and Contemporary Photographers
We represent a small group of contemporary photographic artists, and we also have inventory of some of the masters of American photography. We have contemporary print and photographic exhibitions in our second floor gallery, all the exhibitions can also be seen on-line, past exhibitions can be seen on our Exhibitions page.
Antiquarian Maps and Atlases
We have a fine collection of antiquarian maps dating from 1500 to 1900. Maps of the Americas are our specialty, but we have an nice collection from Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Art Reference, Illustrated, Color Plate, and Artist Books
Since 1998 we have offered scholarly reference books on the fine arts, monographs, catalogue raisonnes, artist books (livres de artist), artist portfolios, 18th and 19th century color plate books, and map reference books.
Past On-Line Exhibitions
History of The Old Print Shop.
A brief history of the 102-year-old gallery.
History about the three generations of owners.