Nathaniel Currier


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Noun1.Nathaniel Currier - United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1813-1888)Nathaniel Currier - United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1813-1888)
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Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888) and James Merritt Ives (1824-1895) were publishers, not artists.
From the beginning of his publishing business in 1834, Nathaniel Currier was deeply engaged in creating an American identity and, along with textile printers and quilters, he used his tools to create a history symbolized by images of heroic wartime exploits, pioneers and westward expansion, and nostalgic home life.
Although the artists are shown as Nathaniel Currier and James Ives, they were the owners of the printing company that produced the prints.