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Gems from Tennyson

Illustrated by Hammatt Billings (American, 1816 to 1818–1874), Engraved by Bobbett & Hooper (American, active 1855–1865), Engraved by John Parker Davis (American, 1832–1910), Engraved by John D. Felter (American, active 1847–1864), Engraved by Nathaniel Orr (American, active 1843–1860), Engraved by James H. Richardson (American, active 1848–1880), Author Baron Alfred Tennyson (English, 1809–1892), Publisher Porter & Coates (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


Overall: 19.6 x 16.2 x 1.3 cm (7 11/16 x 6 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1888) 19.6 cm; [24 ff.]; half tan cloth, black and gilt-stamped gray paper boards.

Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1888


Inscribed pen and black ink front flyleaf "Bert and Linnie / Christmas 1888. / From the 'Dakota Couple'"; William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to the MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent