Art: Relic

In Manhattan last week Stern Bros. Department Store exhibited numerous Currier & Ives colored lithographs, found and also exhibited one of Currier & Ives original artists—Louis Maurer, 98. He went to work for Currier & Ives in 1850, drew on stone some of the famed "Life of a Fireman," "Life on the Plains" series. In 1884 he retired from the business of drawing and publishing colored prints. Today he collects seashells, plays the flute.


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