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Images of Home

Move your cursor over each picture to see the "reality"; click to go to an enlarged rollover.

A mansion in color by C & I; one in Newport that is real.
Estates: "Life in the Country. Evening" (1862). To read about estates, click here.
New York City, clean and attractive; New York crowded and dirty.
Cities: "Chatham Square, New York"
and "Broadway, New York." To read about cities, click here.
An idealized western town; a real one.
"Through to the Pacific" (1870). To read about towns in the late 1800s, click here.
A colorful log cabin; a sod house.
"The Pioneer's Home. On the Western Frontier" (1867). To read about the homes of pioneers, click here.
A farm showing plentiful growth; a real sheep farm.
"The Western Farmer's Home" (1871). To read about life on farms, click here.

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American Studies Home Site Map Gallery of Prints Writing Across the Curriculum Currier & Ives Introduction Currier & Ives Opening

Site created by Marcy McDonald, American Studies, UVA. Last modified: July 30, 2005. E-mail: asgrp@virginia.edu

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