Rare Currier & Ives Brooklyn Bridge Large Folio Lithograph 1886 The Great East River Suspension
$3,000.00
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We accept competitive offers on all works of fine art & can provide international shipping, please send us a direct message to inquire. Currier & Ives Brooklyn Bridge $3,000.00 Currier & Ives Large Folio Edition Color Lithograph "The Great East River Suspension Bridge" The Brooklyn Bridge 32 x 44 1/2 inches (frame) 18 1/4 x 33 inches (image) 1886 Up for sale is an exquisitely rare large folio Currier & Ives lithograph entitled "The Great East River Suspension Bridge" or better known as the Brooklyn Bridge". With the image measuring approximately 18 1/4 x 33 inches the frame the work resides in measures an impressive 32 x 44 1/2 inches & for this reason is only available locally for pick up. The print's title continues with "The Bridge crosses the river by a single span of 1,595 feet suspended by four cables, 15 1/2 inches in diameter, each composed of 5,434 parallel steel wires. Strength of each cable, 12,000 tons. Length of each land span, 930 feet. New York approach, 1,562 1/2 feet. Brooklyn approach, 971 feet. Total length of Bridge & approaches, 5,988 feet 6 inches. Height of Towers, 278 feet. Height of Roadway above high water, at towers, 119 feet 3 inches, at center of span, 135 feet. Width of Bridge, 85 feet, with tracks for cars, roadway for carriages, & walks for foot passengers. The Bridge is lighted at night by United States Illuminating Co. with 35 Electric Lights of 2,000 candle power each. Construction commenced January 1870. Completed, May 1883. Estimated total cost, $15,000,000.". The condition of the print does show wear & damage that occurred after its printing in the 1880's including toning, discoloration, creases & scuffs to the paper's surface. The most notable scuff is present in the top center sky & the most notable tear is present in the low right corner. Due to the large piece of glass shipping this work in its current state is rather dangerous with a high chance of the glass breaking while in transit. This work can be shipped using a third-party shipper at the buyer's risk & expense. This is an exceedingly rare large folio Currier & Ives so if you have any questions please feel free to ask prior to purchasing! The images provided accurately represent the quality, condition & aesthetic beauty of this tremendous print! Thank you for visiting Henning Fine Art's online gallery here on etsy! We specialize in fine art from the Renaissance to Contemporary dealing with a plethora of past artists which include Pablo Picasso, Diego Giacometti, Edward Curtis, Alfred Mitchell, Banksy & even Bob Ross. With thousands of happy customers over the last five years we guarantee your satisfaction with superior customer service & overall buying experience (check out our feedback). All works of art & objects of value are professionally packed to ensure a safe arrival to you, thank you for your interest! Rare Currier & Ives Brooklyn Bridge Large Folio Lithograph 1886 The Great East River Suspension

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