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Excelsior

1878
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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.406

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

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

Provenance

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