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Winter scene. House in background, barn and animals in yard in left foreground. Rider and horse drawn sleigh approaching house. From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Winter Morning/ (11.5 x 15.5) 1861 [New BEST 50] - M "
This frosty scene illustrates one of the most popular themes of Currier & Ives prints, winter in New England. Winter Morning, with its bright sunlight and strong shadows idealizes a typical snowy day on a rural, country farm. The animals eat their breakfast behind a split-railed fence and look on as a man drives a sleigh up a snowy road toward the large farm house.
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