"The Favorite Locks the Merchant in the Box," Illustration to "The Story told by the Purveyor" in "Dalziel's Illustrated Arabian Nights," 1865, p.201

Arthur Boyd Houghton (English, 1836–1875)


Accession Number

55.2385

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; touched and burnished proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Figure bending over box with person in it and other figure holding box open.

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund