Lot 369: 1844 Currier Lithographic Print of First Eleven U.S. Presidents through Polk
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Currier Lithographic Print of First Eleven U.S. Presidents
1844-Dated, Hand-Colored, N. Currier Lithographic Print of First Eleven U.S. Presidents, through Polk, Choice Very Fine.
1844 Printed by N. Currier (of Currier & Ives) to commemorate President Polk's election. This Hand-colored Print features the images of the Ten Presidents that preceded Polk, with George Washington at the center and a classic vignette of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence just above Polk's image. Measures 9.75" x 13.75" (by sight), in a handsome decorative modern frame, measuring to 17.75" x 21.75". This Print shows overall age toning and a small dampstain in lower left by Van Buren/Tyler. Lower right corner shows a small crease or perhaps a repair. Not examined outside of frame. A pleasing, historical print, ready for display.