The Old Print Shop

Central Park, Winter. The Skating Pond.

  • ARTIST: Charles Parsons

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St. New York.

  • MEDIUM: Two-stone lithograph handcolored,

    DATE: 1862.

  • EDITION SIZE: Large folio 18 x 26 1/2" (45.7 x 67.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Original "Best Fifty" Currier & Ives prints No. 3; New "Best Fifty" No. 77.<br><br> The Central Park Bow Bridge built in 1862 is depicted in this scene - the same year this folio-sized lithograph was published. Bow Bridge is the only cast iron bridge in Central Park and the second oldest cast iron bridge in the United States.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color with additions of later color.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #954.