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Currier & Ives
Date: American printing firm, 1834–1907
Biography: Currier and Ives was an American printmaking firm. Headquartered in New York, the firm was run by Nathaniel Currier (1813–1888) and James Merritt Ives (1824–1895). They sold inexpensive lithographs for a wide audience, and their subjects ranged from newsworthy events to sporting scenes to portraits. Over the firm's long life they printed over 7,500 lithographs.