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“Moncton, New Brunswick” print by Duncan D. Currie (1888)

“Moncton, New Brunswick” print by Duncan D. Currie (1888)

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At a time when most artists making bird's eye views were itinerant Americans making a business of their art, Duncan D. Currie was his own thing. A Wesleyan Methodist Minister, he was born in 1825 and spent much of his later life ministering in Moncton, Fredericton and Saint John.

He had a very fertile burst of creativity in 1888 and 1889 when he produced and published images of Buctouche, Dorchester, Londonderry, Lunenberg, Moncton, New Glasgow, Truro, Woodstock and Yarmouth. I particularly like the florid-but-sharp he used when rendering his maps' titles. 

A reproduction available at 16x12" or 24x18" on Epson Enhanced Matte 192 gsm paper printed with Epson UltraChrome XD2 archival ink. Sold in an open edition, unframed. Restored from a digital file found in the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center

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