MARTIN VAN BUREN. THE CHAMPION OF DEMOCRACY. Currier, athaniel.

MARTIN VAN BUREN. THE CHAMPION OF DEMOCRACY.

New York: Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St. [1840?]. Broadside, 9-7/8" x 14," on thick paper stock. Full-length portrait of Van Buren astride a horse, head angled to the left, looking front, with the ground in green, pale blue, and uncolored, a few rocks and plants, and a bird at the left. He doffs his top hat, and is dressed formally in a black, three-piece suit, with bow tie. The horse is white with black speckles. Toned along the margins, blank verso spotted. Very Good.

This is a rare Currier print, depicting Van Buren on horseback. The Currier firm worked at 2 Spruce Street from 1838-1866.
Not located in Reilly or on OCLC or the online sites of AAS, New York Public Library, New York Historical Society, Library of Congress as of September 2020. We located a copy at the Van Buren National Historical Site. Item #37109

Price: $750.00

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