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Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In [Part One]

1872–74
Illustrated by Harry Fenn (American, about 1838–1911), Engraved by John Filmer (American, active 1858–1870), Engraved by Robert Hinshelwood (American, born in 1812), Engraved by Henry Duff Linton (English, active in France, 1815–1899), Engraved by William James Linton (American (born in England), 1812–1898), Engraved by Frederick William Quartley (American (England), 1808–1874), Engraved by Joseph S. Harley (American, 19th century), Editor William Cullen Bryant (American, 1794–1878), Publisher D. Appleton and Company (American, 19th century)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators, cat. 737

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 26 x 0.4 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.685

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two steel engravings, and wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-74) 34 cm; iv, 24 pp., plus 2 plates; original publisher’s printed blue paper wrappers (gray cardboard box).


New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-74

Provenance

John H. Welsh, by whom given to MFA, November 26, 1986.

Credit Line

Gift of John H. Welsh