Photomechanical Reproduction of Original Color Lithograph
12.9 x 8.2, 18.5 x 13.5 (in frame)
Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015
This reproduction depicts a steamboat race along the Mississippi River. Three steamboats sail into the foreground, with dark clouds of smoke and embers trailing from the smokestacks. A fourth boat approaches in the background. On the banks of the river, a crowd of gentlemen cheer and wave their hats around a bonfire as they come near. A bright full moon illuminates the scene.
Printmakers Currier & Ives. From Camp's Art Store 311 Cleve. Ave. N.W. Canton, OH