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Friendship's Offering, and Winter's Wreath. A Christmas and New Year's Present for MDCCCXLIV.

Illustrated by Alfred Edward Chalon (Swiss, 1780–1860)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 16.2 x 11.6 x 3 cm (6 3/8 x 4 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with nine engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Lewis and Sampson, [1843]) 16.2 cm; vii, [9]-320 pp., plus plates; original blind- and gilt-stamped dark red morocco (spine faded).

Boston: Lewis and Sampson [1844]


Inscribed in pen and brown ink on engraved presentation leaf "Miss Martha H. Rogers / from her sincere friend / [Swarrim?]"; Maxim Karolik (1893-1963), by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik