George Washington as a Mason
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CURRIER & IVES. [GEORGE WASHINGTON].
George Washington as a Mason. Small folio lithograph, 1868. Black & white.
Lithographer Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888) and artist James Merritt Ives (1824-1895) formed Currier & Ives in New York City in 1857 to publish art prints. The company closed in 1907, after the deaths of its founders, when business had declined due to new printing technologies and changing artistic tastes.