The Hanging of the Crane
Illustrated by Mary Hallock Foote (American, 1847–1938), Illustrated by Thomas Moran (American (born in England), 1837–1926), Decoration designed by John J. Harley (American, 19th century), Engraved by Andrew Varick Stout Anthony (American, 1835–1906), Engraved by William James Linton (American (born in England), 1812–1898), Author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (American, 1807–1882), Publisher James R. Osgood & Co. (American, 19th century)
Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators, no. 1098
Overall: 22.1 x 16 x 2.1 cm (8 11/16 x 6 5/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 42 wood engravings
Not On View
(Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875) 22.1 cm; x, -64 pp.; original black- and gilt-stamped green cloth.
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875
Inscribed on preliminary leaf in graphite "To Nellie / Christmas 1874"; acquired in 1929 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to the MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent