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The Task--A Poem

1856
Illustrated by Birket Foster (English, 1825–1899), Engraved by Edmund Evans (English, 1826–1905), Author William Cowper (English, 1731–1800), Publisher Robert Carter and Brothers (American, 19th century)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 15.5 x 3.2 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1977

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 44 wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1856) 21 cm; [7 ff.] 263 pp.; contemporary blind-stamped brown morocco.


New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1856

Provenance

William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to the MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent