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Historical & Legendary Ballads & Songs

Illustrated by James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (active in England), 1834–1903), Illustrated by Edward Henry Corbould (English, 1815–1905), Illustrated by George Du Maurier (English (born in France), 1834–1896), Illustrated by Fritz Eltze (English, died in 1870), Illustrated by A. R. Fairfield (English, 19th century), Illustrated by Charles Green (English, 1840–1898)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 25.5 x 19.7 x 3.5 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: W. F. Gill & Co., 1876) 25.5 cm; xxiii, 280 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s gilt-stamped gray-brown cloth (cream-colored phase box).

Boston: W. F. Gill & Co., 1876


Louis Black, Boston, by whom given to MFA, September 9, 1954.

Credit Line

Gift of Louis Black