Currier and Ives, "Midnight Race on the Mississippi," small folio lithograph, published in 1875 by Currier and Ives, New York, presented in an ebonized frame with a gilt liner, H.- 10 1/4 in., W.- 14 in.
Condition consistent with age. Light cockling is observed throughout. A light brown horizontal line is noted across the bottom margin, below the text. A flea-size brown spot is seen in the middle of the left margin. A faint brown discoloration is observed below the black cloud to the left. A pea-size brown discoloration is seen below the moon with several flea-size spots nearby. A faint white streak is seen, measuring approximately 2 inches, near the upper left corner. A 1 inch spot of lighter discoloration is noted in the water. An intriguing scene.
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