Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book for Children

Illustrated by Kate Greenaway (English, 1846–1901), Engraved by Edmund Evans (English, 1826–1905), Author Sale Barker (British, born in 1841), Published by George Routledge & Sons (London and New York)

Place of Publication: London, England


Overall: 9.8 x 7.8 x 2.1 cm (3 7/8 x 3 1/16 x 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color wood engravings and photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: George Routledge and Sons [1880]) 9.8 cm; 126 pp. [1 f.], plus twelve color plates and numerous interleaved note sheeets.

London: George Routledge and Sons [1880]


By 1943, Miss Helen F. Pettes; 1943, gift of Miss Pettes to the MFA. (Accession date: November 1943)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen F. Pettes