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An Island Garden

Illustrated by Childe Hassam (American, 1859–1935), Author Celia Thaxter (American, 1835–1894), Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (American, founded in 1880), Printer Riverside Press (American, founded in 1852), Binding by Sarah Wyman Whitman (American, 1842–1904)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 23.5 x 17 x 2.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with chromolithographs

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1894) 23.5 cm; ix, 126 pp., plus plates; original publisher’s gilt-stamped cream-colored cloth.

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1894


Misses Aimée and Rosamond Lamb, Boston, by whom given to MFA, September 23, 1969.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb