A well dressed "committee" of distinguished Black Citizens wait nearby to present the "Prize" trophy to this "crack" Fire Company who has obviously come out on top at the Darktown Fire Muster Competition. This fantastic, original, Currier & Ives vignette Print (from the " Darktown Fire Brigade" series) measures approx. 13 1/2 by 9 with 1/2" to 1"+ margins on all edges (overall size of the sheet is 17 1/4" x 13 1/8"). It is framed in an early 20th century, simple wood frame (overall size with framed display is 19" x 14 3/4"). This wonderful, Black Americana, Currier & Ives Darktown Fire Brigade lithograph is in excellent condition The colors are bright and vibrant with no fading or darkening.The print retains large margins on all sides and is generally clean and crisp and exceptionally well preserved with no soiling, staining, damage or repairs of any kind. There is some very light and uniform age toning to the sheet but overall the Print is exceptionally well preserved and displays beautifully. This original, 19th century Currier & Ives Darktown Fire Brigade Chromolithograph is unconditionally guaranteed original and of the period - it is not a reprint, reproduction or restrike but an original Currier & Ives published and printed in 1885. A very rare and wonderful, 1885 Currier & Ives, Black Americana / Darktown Fire Brigade Chromolithograph Print in excellent condition and a fantastic addition to any collection! The item "1885 BLACK AMERICANA CURRIER & IVES DARKTOWN FIRE BRIGADE CHROMOLITHOGRAPH PRINT" is in sale since Friday, March 03, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Prints, Posters & Paintings". The seller is "walnutts" and is located in Brewster, Massachusetts.
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