The Legacy of Currier and Ives: Shaping the American Spirit
The Legacy of Currier & Ives pays tribute to the popular nineteenth-century printmakers Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives and their role in establishing printmaking as a form of media that was inexpensive and eagerly sought out by people from every kind of household. From 1834-1907, Currier and Ives gave testimony to national art trends, historical events and technological progress through their popular prints, which hung in homes across America.
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