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Illustrated by Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910), Illustrated by Charles Kendrick (American, 19th century), Illustrated by Frank T. Merrill (American, born in 1848), Illustrated by Jervis McEntee (American, 1828–1891), Illustrated by Thomas Moran (American (born in England), 1837–1926), Illustrated by Alfred R. Waud (American, 1828–1891), Engraved by Andrew Varick Stout Anthony (American, 1835–1906), Author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (American, 1807–1882), Publisher James R. Osgood & Co. (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators, no. 863


Overall: 19.5 x 15.3 x 1.3 cm (7 11/16 x 6 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 wood engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1878) 19.5 cm; [18 ff.]; original publisher’s black- and gilt-stamped brown cloth.

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1878


Inscribed pen and black ink on preliminary leaf: "George Washburne / From his friend / Lyman Abbott. / 25 Dec. 1877."; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen