Category Archives: American Art

Fascinations: P.T. Barnum Commissioned Currier & Ives Lithograph of “Siamese Twins” Chang and Eng Bunker

Picture above is a very rare and wonderful, 1860 Currier & Ives stone lithograph advertising print for P. T. Barnum’s American Museum. The print features Barnum’s Premier Sideshow / Circus Freaks / Human Oddities Exhibit “Chang and Eng,” the original … Continue reading

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Currier & Ives, The Pursuit

Pictured above, for your enjoyement, is a 1856 Large Folio N. Currier (later of Currier & Ives) Hand Colored Western Americana / Native American Indian, Stone Lithograph titled “The Pursuit,” after the original painting by Alexander Fitzwilliam Tait. Measuring approx. … Continue reading

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