The Old Print Shop

American Forest Scene. : Maple Sugaring.

  • ARTIST: Arthur Tait

  • PUBLISHER: New York Published by N. Currier, 152 Nassau Street.

  • MEDIUM: Two-stone lithograph,

    DATE: 1856

  • EDITION SIZE: Large folio - image size 18 1/2 x 26 13/16" (472 x 680 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Signed in stone on log lower left "A. F. Tait N.Y. 1855." Lith by N. Currier, N.Y. This impression has an impression of Conningham #1160 "Clipper ship Ocean Express…" on the verso. This is one of the few images where other Currier & Ives prints can be found printed on the verso. It is thought that either the print did not sell well or it was a "job" print that was never paid for and the firm used the paper to print other images on. New Best Fifty #6.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #157. Gale #170.