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American Art and American Art Collectors: Essays on Artistic Subjects

Etched by Frederick Stuart Church (American, 1842–1924), Etched by Samuel Colman (American, 1832 or 1833–1920), Etched by Henry Farrer (American (England), 1843–1903), Etched by Stephen J. Ferris (American, active in 1875), Etched by Robert Swain Gifford (American, 1840–1905), Etched by Anna Massey Lea Merritt (American, 1844–1930), Etched by Peter Moran (American (England), 1841–1914), Etched by Stephen Parrish (American, 1846–1938), Etched by Charles Adams Platt (American, 1861–1933), Etched by James David Smillie (American, 1833–1909), Etched by William Unger (German, 1837–1932), Engraved by George T. Andrew (American, 19th century), Engraved by Albert Bobbett (American, born in England, about 1824–1888/1889), Engraved by J. Augustus Bogert (American, active 1850–1881), Engraved by John William Casilear (American, 1811–1893), Engraved by William Baxter Palmer Closson (American, 1848–1926), Engraved by Timothy Cole (American (England), 1852–1931), Engraved by John Parker Davis (American, 1832–1910), Engraved by John Filmer (American, active 1858–1870), Engraved by T. Johnson (American, 19th century), Engraved by P. Jounard, Engraved by Frederick Juengling (American (Germany), 1846–1889), Engraved by Samuel Smith Kilburn (American, 1831–1903), Engraved by Gustav Kruell (American (Germany), 1843–1907), Engraved by William James Linton (American (born in England), 1812–1898), Engraved by Henry Marsh (American, after 1848–after 1860), Engraved by William Miller (American, 1850–1923), Engraved by Smithwick & French (American, active 1871–1882), Engraved by William Wellstood (American (born in Scotland), 1819–1900), Engraved by Elias James Whitney (American, born in 1827), Engraved by Henry Wolf (American, born in Germany, 1852–1916), Publisher E. W. Walker & Co. (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall (each vol., depth variable): 33 x 25.2 x 5.4 cm (13 x 9 15/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with etchings, wood engravings, photo-etchings, photogravures, phototypes, steel engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: E. W. Walker & Co., 1889) 33 cm., two vols.; (v. 1) viii, [20-]528 pp., plus plates; (v. 2) vii, [529-]1004 pp., plus plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, purple cloth boards.

Boston: E. W. Walker & Co., 1889


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

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