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Fri Dec 20th, 7:30pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/bKlYDNuhIvBLWHGTro1Z8Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The Surprise of Currier & Ives reveals the other side of the printmakers' commonly recognized nostalgic and homey portraits of New England. As the firm grew, they delved into areas such as advertising, political cartoons, risque prints, and the controversial Darktown Comics series. Also... /episodes/get/16574 /episode/16574 Currier & Ives: Part 3 /episode-player/16574

The Surprise of Currier & Ives, reveals the other side of the printmakers' commonly recognized nostalgic and homey portraits of New England. As the firm grew they delved into areas such as advertising, political cartoons, risque prints, and the controversial Darktown Comics series. Also examined is the relevance of Currier & Ives in the 21st Century.

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Tue, 02/26/2008 - 03:00
WGBY 57/HD
Sat Dec 28th, 7:30pm
WGBY World
Thu Dec 19th, 7:30pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/TjpDZg3tN0-gMGLLqu7nbg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Cheap & Popular Pictures investigates the process of lithography in detail and what makes a good print. The passion of Collectors who seek out the many Currier & Ives prints sill in circulation is also looked at, as is some of the more popular images and the stories behind them. /episodes/get/14408 /episode/14408 Curier & Ives: Part 2 /episode-player/14408

Cheap and Popular Pictures investigates the process of lithography in detail and what makes a good print. The passion of collectors who seek out the many Currier & Ives prints still in circulation is also looked at as is some of the more popular images and the stories behind them.

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Tue, 02/26/2008 - 02:30
WGBY 57/HD
Sat Dec 21st, 7:30pm
WGBY World
Wed Dec 18th, 7:30pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/wSnQmNPXLNBo7ftaG382qQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Printmakers to the People, focuses on the personal stories of Currier & Ives and how they met, the history of the firm and its phenomenal growth, and an examination of whether the company was creating an American identity or actually recording its history. Also examined is how lithography... /episodes/get/14407 /episode/14407 Currier & Ives: Part 1 /episode-player/14407

Printmakers to the People, focuses on the personal stories of Currier & Ives and how they met, the history of their firm and its phenomenal growth, and an examination of whether the company was creating an American identity or actually recording its history. Also examined is how lithography changed our view of the world.

Air date:
Tue, 02/26/2008 - 02:00
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