Dorothy Q: Together with A Ballad of the Boston Tea Party & Grandmother's Story of Bunker Hill Battle

Illustrated by Howard Pyle (American, 1853–1911), Author Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (American, 1809–1894), Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (American, founded in 1880), Printer Riverside Press (American, founded in 1852), Binding by Sarah Wyman Whitman (American, 1842–1904)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Height x width x depth: 20 x 13.3 x 1.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photolithographs and halftones

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1893) 20 cm; 131 pp.; original publisher’s silver-stamped gray cloth.

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1893


Sarah Orne Jewett Homestead, South Berwick, Maine; Theodore Jewett Eastman (died 1931; inscribed pen and black ink on preliminary leaf "Theo. Jewett Eastman / From Aunt Helen, Dec '92"; bequeathed by him to Harvard College Library; deposited by it in the Jewett Homestead, 1933; possibly J & J Hanrahan, Portsmouth, New Hampshire [his calling card found in the volume]; Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 21, 2000.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection