This illustration of tree branches making up the words, “Happy New Year” was published in 1876 by Currier and Ives. The black and white lithograph was then hand-colored by a series of Currier and Ives production artists (each artist colored one item or items receiving the same color). This image was originally archived by the Library of Congress as a 35mm color copy slide, and then scanned and offered as a free digital file (3b50424u.tif). Our image has been has been re-mastered to improve background white point, properly rotated, sharpened, and enlarged with Genuine Fractals to width of 4000 pixels from an original width of only 1536 pixel). NOTE: Although we continue to place this re-mastered image in the public domain, if you use this re-mastered version, we would appreciate a link to this Web site: ”The Stock Solution”.
PRINTS: You can obtain prints (even prints on real artist canvas) at Royce’s SmugMug site. (The re-master and enlarged, 4000 x 2903 pixels image is also available on SmugMug.)
Image Author / Use License: Library of Congress / Public Domain (This image is FREE for any legal use, personal or commercial.)
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