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Feeding The Swans

Feeding the Swans may have been inspired by the Swan Pond located in Central Park in New York City. The park opened in 1859 and offered a variety of recreational activities for children, adults and families. The Swan Pond was especially popular with children, who enjoyed feeding the birds and relaxing in the serene setting.

Date: Undated

Artists: Currier & Ives
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 14 x 11 1/8 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-141
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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