First at the Rendezvous: Why Don’t he Come! New York: N. Currier, before 1856. .
A beautiful lithograph of a woman mounted on her horse waiting for a male visitor, this subject was reissued by Currier & Ives multiple times, indicating its popularity. Narrative prints, which invited the viewer to create a “before and after” story to go with an image, were quite popular in pre-Civil War America. Adopt me and make up your own ending!