Three Little White Kitties. Their First Mouse., Currier & Ives

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

Three white kittens, mother cat also white grey mouse on table.

Currier & Ives produced thirteen different prints about the adventures of “little white kittie.” Vermin were a constant concern for both country and city dwellers, and cats were admired for their skill at capturing rodents. Here, a mother cat teaches the fine art of hunting to her children.

Object Creator
Currier & Ives (American, 1834-1907)
Object Creation Date
Hand-colored lithograph
15 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds
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