On the Coast of California – Currier & Ives

Currier & Ives lithographed the West for the railroad.  The coastal scene above presents a California that is both abundant and simple.  A magnificent mountain peaks above clouds.  Ships harbor in the distance and a man walks with his burros towards the village along the coast road. Idyllic.  Edenic.  An untouched world available to possibility. Other… Read More On the Coast of California – Currier & Ives