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Currier and Ives was a successful American printmaking firm headed by Nathaniel Currier (1813–1888) and James Merritt Ives (1824–1895). Based in New York City from 1834–1907, the prolific firm produced prints from paintings by fine artists as black and white lithographs that were hand colored.

Yosemite Valley, CA - 1866

Yosemite Valley, 1866

The Pursuit, 1856

The Pursuit, 1856

Horse Racing, 1888

Horse Racing, 1888

Pioneer Home

Pioneer Home

Trappers campfire, 1866

Trappers campfire, 1866

California Gold Mining, 1871

California Gold Mining, 1871

Cotton plantation on the Mississippi River

Cotton plantation on the Mississippi River

Prairie Fire and Steam Locomotive, 1872

Prairie Fire and Steam Locomotive, 1872

Manassas, VA - 2nd Battle of Bull Run

Manassas, VA - 2nd Battle of Bull Run

The Great West, 1870

The Great West, 1870

Buffalo Bill Cody's Indian Performers

Buffalo Bill Cody's Indian Performers

Surrounding the Buffalo Herd

Surrounding the Buffalo Herd

Getting ready for Santa

Getting ready for Santa

Fire Department Certificate, 1877

Fire Department Certificate, 1877

Firemen - Always Ready, 1838

Firemen - Always Ready, 1838

Assassignation of President Lincoln

Assassignation of President Lincoln