CURRIER & IVES [pub.]
New York: Currier & Ives, nd (c. 1860]. Hand-colored lithograph. Small folio. Framed. Image size (including text): 9 3/8 x 12 3/4", sight. Bird's eye maple with gold liner, French mat. 20 1/4 x 23 7/8"
An idyllic scene on Lake Saratoga, a couple watches the sunset
A couple sits watching the sun go down from a grassy knoll. The woman has a fashionable sun umbrella, the gentleman points to something of interest in the distance. Other visitors watch nearby.
Tourism became widespread in America during the 19th century and Lake Saratoga was a popular attraction.