Sale 610 Lot 4

* CURRIER, Nathaniel, publisher

The Great Fire at St. Louis, Mo, Thursday Night May 17, 1849. Lithograph with hand-coloring heightened in gum arabic, 1849, image 224 x 324 mm (sheet 275 x 384), on wove paper, with margins, pale mat burn, minor surface abrasions upper margin just touching upper border, old backing, matted and framed. RARE: according to online auction records, only 3 copies of this print have sold at auction since 1924.

Estimate $800-1,200

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