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Three Little White Kitties. Their First Mouse.

Three white kittens, mother cat also white grey mouse on table. From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Three Little White Kitties / First Mouse - S "

Currier & Ives produced thirteen different prints about the adventures of “little white kittie.” Vermin were a constant concern for both country and city dwellers, and cats were admired for their skill at capturing rodents. Here, a mother cat teaches the fine art of hunting to her children.

Date: Undated

Artists: Currier & Ives
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 15 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-434
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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