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Reproductions of Currier & Ives started in the 1930s and continues today.
If using Conningham the image size is determined by measuring the outside of the picture area or from black line to black line, in sixteenths of an inch.
If using Gale the size is determined by measuring the outside of the picture area or from black line to black line and to the bottom of all the text, in tenths of an inch.
All the work produced by the firm was on a sheet of paper, with most designed to be framed and enjoyed.
Many of his lithographs have also been reproduced the way they were designed, on paper for framing.
Currier and Ives Biography: The lithographic process of printing art, prints, and posters from a specially prepared stone was discovered by accident in Munich in 1796 and was introduced to the United States by Pendleton thirty years later.
Nathaniel Currier was apprenticed to this first American lithographer at about the age of eighteen.
If you find a print that does not correspond to the folio size of other known Originals of the same title the print should be considered suspect.
Not to confuse you but depending on which reference book you are using will determine how the print is measured.
The vast majority of Currier's titles were only made in one folio size..