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Gems from Tennyson

Illustrated by Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910), Illustrated by Charles A. Barry (American, 1830–1892), Illustrated by Samuel Colman (American, 1832 or 1833–1920), Illustrated by Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888), Illustrated by Solomon Eytinge (American, 1833–1905), Illustrated by William Hart (American, 1823–1894), Illustrated by William John Hennessy (American, born in Ireland, active in England, 1839–1917), Illustrated by William Holman Hunt (English, 1827–1910), Illustrated by John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816–1872), Illustrated by Daniel Maclise (English, 1806–1870), Illustrated by John Everett Millais (English, 1829–1896), Illustrated by William Mulready (English, 19th century), Illustrated by William Trost Richards (American, 1833–1905), Illustrated by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (English, 1828–1882), Illustrated by Clarkson Frederick Stanfield (English, 1793–1867), Engraved by John Andrew (American, born in England, 1815–1875), Engraved by Phineas F. Annin (American, active 1852–1858), Engraved by Andrew Varick Stout Anthony (American, 1835–1906), Engraved by Bobbett & Hooper (American, active 1855–1865), Engraved by J. Augustus Bogert (American, active 1850–1881), Engraved by Dalziel Brothers (English, active 1839–93), Engraved by John Parker Davis (American, 1832–1910), Engraved by W. T. Green (English, active 1837–1872), Engraved by Charles D. Kingdon (English, active in U.S., 19th century), Engraved by William James Linton (American (born in England), 1812–1898), Engraved by Henry Marsh (American, after 1848–after 1860), Engraved by Nathaniel Orr (American, active 1843–1860), Engraved by Charles Thurston Thompson (English, 1816–1868), Engraved by John Thomson (Scottish, 1837–1921), Engraved by Thomas Williams (English, about 1800–about 1850), Author Baron Alfred Tennyson (English, 1809–1892), Publisher Ticknor and Fields (American, founded in 1854)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 22.3 x 15.6 x 2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

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Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866) 22.3 cm; vi, 160 pp.; original publisher’s gilt-stamped reddish-brown cloth.

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866


Inscribed in pen and brown ink front flyleaf "Mary Christmas 1865"; graphite "from Edwards"; pen and black ink "Gertrude L. Cromwell / Jan. 1909"; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen