Birds of Prey (Prang's Natural History Series for Children)

Prang's Natural History Series for Children

Illustrated by L. Prang & Company, Boston, Author Norman Allison Calkins (American, 1822–1895), Author Abby Morton Diaz (1821–1904)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 24.2 x 16.2 x 6 cm (9 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four chromolithographs

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: L. Prang and Company, 1878) 24.2 cm; [1 f.] 17 pp., and 4 plates; black- and gold-printed pictorial textured blue paper wrappers (gray-green cardboard folder, beige cloth spine).

Boston: L. Prang and Company, 1878


Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 21, 2000.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection