The sinking of the steamship Ville du Havre
On Nov. 23, 1873, the French liner Ville du Harve collided with the Loch Earn and sank within minutes.
Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 5928
Exhibited: "American Colony" at the Library of Congress, 2005.
Just an assorted steamships collection for research.
New York City from 1835 to 1907 headed first by Nathaniel Currier, and later jointly with his partner James Merritt Ives. The prolific firm produced prints from paintings by fine artists as black and white lithographs that were hand-colored. The firm called itself "the Grand Central Depot for Cheap and Popular Prints" and advertised its lithographs as "colored engravings for the people". The firm adopted the name "Currier and Ives" in 1857.