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Object ID # 1956.020.002
Object Name Print
Title Currier & Ives Lithographic Print (1870)
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Date 1870
Artist Currier & Ives
Made Currier & Ives, New York
Place of Origin New York, New York, USA
Description Framed Currier & Ives hand-painted lithographic print, titled "Autumn", 1870. The print has a head and shoulders portrait of a young woman, who has blue eyes and a blue dress. She is holding a pear and peach, and has cherries and grapes in her hair. See RELATED for other Currier & Ives prints.
Makers mark Printed
Provenance This print was one of a series of seasonal prints published by Currier & Ives of 152 Nassau Street, New York, circa 1870. The print was formerly owned by the McElheron family.

Jessie MacKay's mother had been a McElheron, and her family farmed in Sydenham Township, Grey County. Neil and Hugh McElheron originated from Ireland and are related to the McClartys. The McElherons spent some time in the United States before they moved to Grey County.
Collection Fine Art Collection
Material Paper/Paint/Ink/Glass/Wood
Found Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County