Home Fairies and Heart Flowers: Twenty Studies of Children's Heads with Floral Embellishments, Head and Tail Pieces, and Initial Letters

1887
Illustrated by Frank French (American, 1850–1933), Writer Margaret Elizabeth Munson Sangster (American, 1838–1912)


Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 27.5 cm (13 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.302

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: Harper & Brothers 1887); [1-4pp], 5-93 pp. inc. illus.;original publisher’s gold, green, and black-stamped yellow cloth; gilt edges

Provenance

Before 1920, Elizabeth Mapes (donor's grandmother); before 1960, presented to Beth Sherman (donor's sister); before 1990, presented to Georgia Glick; 2012, gift of Georgia Glick to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 30, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Georgia S. Glick