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Currier & Ives
American (1834 - 1907) Primary

Midnight Race on the Mississippi

Lithograph with hand coloring

9 x 13.25 in. (22.86 x 33.655 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2019.4.111
Geography: North and Central America, United States, New York, New York
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Lithographs
Culture/Nationality: American

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  • boats - Watercraft generally smaller and less seaworthy than ships and generally not designed to cross large open waters.
  • competitions - Events during which parties compete for an honor, job, or the like. A prime example is in the context of art and architecture, where a competition is a formal process by which competing architects or artists submit plans, and often budgets and other information, to the same client or patron for the same architectural or artistic project. For the physical works produced by the competition, use "competitions (object groupings)."
  • night - The period between sunset and sunrise, especially the hours of darkness.
  • races - Contests of speed, such as in running, riding, swimming, driving, or sailing.
  • rivers - Bodies of water flowing in direct course or a series of divergents or converging channels.
  • steamboats - A boat propelled by steam power; especially one designed for river or coastal travel.

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  • Image Dimensions: 9 x 13.25 in. (22.86 x 33.655 cm)

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