POOR TRUST IS DEAD. BAD PAY KILLED HIM.

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Poor Trust is Dead. Bad Pay Killed Him.

Lithograph 1868
Small folio - image size 9 x 12 7/8" (23 x 32.7 cm)
Fair to good condition. Time toned overall with some damp staining along the right edge. Could easily be restored.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 99141
Price: $650.00
Publisher : Published by Currier & Ives. 125 Nassau Street, New York.
A whimsical small folio Currier. The phrase is taken from one from old England, Sacred to the memory of Poor trust, who fought hard at the battle of Deception, but fell under General Bad Pay.

Cunningham list one print under this title which is described as having human figures to delineate the title. We know of two other variants, This with the dog lying on the ground and another, also with the dog lying on the ground but with a barrel behind him.  All are scarce.
Currier & Ives , Humorous & Curious