Midnight Race on the Mississippi

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Dublin Core

Title

Midnight Race on the Mississippi

Creator

Currier & Ives

Description

Midnight Race on the Mississippi hows two racing steamboats, the Memphis and the James Howard. Currier & Ives prints often depicted steamboats and popular events, which this race certainly was. This print would have been widely distributed just after the race.

Date

1875

Subject

chromolithograph

Format

13 ¼ x 9 in on 17 ¾ x 13 ½ in

Identifier

Knox College Special Collections and Archives. Preston Player Collection. Accession # 33-1-24

Bibliographic Citation

Currier & Ives, Midnight Race on the Mississippi, 1875. Colored lithograph, 13 ¼ x 9 in. Galesburg, IL: Knox College Special Collections.

Rights

Collection

Citation

Currier & Ives, “Midnight Race on the Mississippi,” Museum Studies at Knox College, accessed August 12, 2022, https://knoxart.omeka.net/items/show/12.