DAC Collection Artist Information
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Currier had apprenticeships in Boston and Philadelphia. He set up a print publishing company in New York City in 1834. He hired his brother-in-law, Ives, as bookkeeper in 1852 and made him a partner in 1857, creating the firm of Currier & Ives.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115501.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Nathaniel Currier:
|Nathaniel Currier||The Crystal Palace: The Magnificent Building, for the World’s Fair of 1851, ca. 1851||Color lithograph (chromolithograph) on soft wove paper|
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