Maple Sugaring, Early Spring in the Northern Woods

Currier & Ives, American, 1857 - 1907



Hand-colored lithograph on wove paper

Image: 8 9/16 × 12 1/2 in. (21.7 × 31.7 cm)

Sheet: 11 1/16 × 15 1/8 in. (28.1 × 38.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Estate of Harold Goddard Rugg, Class of 1906



Currier & Ives, New York


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on stone, lower left margin: PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVEVS; inscribed, on stone, lower center margin: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1872 by Currier & Ives in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.; inscribed, on stone, lower right margin: 125 NASSAU ST. NEW YORK; inscribed, on stone, lower center: MAPLE SUGARING. / EARLY SPRING IN THE NORTHERN WOODS.

Exhibition History

Nineteenth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 12, 1977.

The American Scene: Views of Everyday Life, 1840-1890, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH50, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 27-September 6, 1998.


Collected by Harold Goddard Rugg (1883-1957, Class of 1906), Hanover, New Hampshire; given by his Estate to present collection, 1957.

Catalogue Raisonne

Peters (1976): 2411; Conningham (1949): 3975; Gale Research (1983): 4305

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