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The Rocky Mountains. : Emigrants Crossing the Plains.

  • ARTIST: Fanny Palmer

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

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph handcolored,

    DATE: 1866.

  • EDITION SIZE: Large folio - image size 17 1/4 x 25 5/8" (44 x 65.1 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: F. F. Palmer, del. Original Best Fifty #9; New Best Fifty #12. <BR><BR> Best Fifty Currier & Ives Lithographs Large Folio Size #9. <BR> Currier & Ives The New Best 50 #12. <BR><BR> “Despite the important part which the covered wagon played in the pioneer life of the West there are almost no pictorial records of the wagon trains. This print formed the inspiration for the motion picture, ‘The Covered Wagon.’” Best Fifty Currier & Ives Lithographs Large Folio Size, 1932.<BR><BR>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: A fine example of this scarce print.

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #5196. Gale #5633.