The Old Print Shop

Winter in the Country. : Getting Ice.

  • ARTIST: George Durrie

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

  • MEDIUM: Two-color lithograph with handcoloring,

    DATE: 1864.

  • EDITION SIZE: Large folio - image size 18 9/16 x 26 7/8" (47.2 x 68.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Painted by G. H. Durrie. New Best Fifty #5. A scene showing one of the winter necessities of the 19th century. Cutting ice and packing it away for use during the rest of the year. The vast majority of Durrieā€™s paintings were painted within 25 miles of East and West Rock, New Haven.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #6737. Gale #7274.