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Central Park New York, Preparing for A Drive. H. SCHILE.
Central Park New York, Preparing for A Drive.

Central Park New York, Preparing for A Drive.

circa 1875. Hand-coloured lithograph. 17 ¾ x 24 3/8 inches, plus black-printed border, 1½ inches, extending to the sheet edges. Image size (including text): 17 3/4 x 24 1/4 inches. Sheet size: 20 1/2 x 26 7/8 inches.

This large, colorful and lively depiction of two children and their mother near one of the lakes in Central Park is typical of the prints issued by Charles Schile, a German immigrant, whose black borders are a common feature. The goat pulled children's carriage and the luxurious clothing denote an aristocratic New York family.

Harry T. Peters, America on Stone , pp. 358-359.

Item #10263

Price: $500.00

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