Requires Photography

Childhood Songs

Illustrated by Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910), Illustrated by John Gilbert (English, 1817–1897), Engraved by John Parker Davis (American, 1832–1910), Engraved by Samuel Smith Kilburn (American, 1831–1903), Engraved by William James Linton (American (born in England), 1812–1898), Engraved by W. H. Morse (American, active about 1851–1879), Engraved by William H. Redding (American, 19th century), Author Lucy Larcom (American, 1824–1893), Publisher James R. Osgood & Co. (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators, no. 861


Overall: 19.2 x 14.3 x 2.5 cm (7 9/16 x 5 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875) 19.2 cm; xiv, [15]-202 pp.; publisher’s original black-, blind-, and gilt-stamped rust brown cloth.

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen