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Meyer's Universum or Views of the Most Remarkable Places and Objects of All Countries

Illustrated by C. Reiss (German, 19th century), Illustrated by (Peter Bernard) William Heine (American, born in Germany, 1827–1885), Engraved by R. Metzeroth (American, mid-19th century), Engraved by Johann Poppel (German, 1807–1882), Engraved by Johann Georg Martini (German, born about 1785), Editor Charles A. Dana (American, 1819–1897), Publisher Hermann J. Meyer (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 19.4 x 19.4 x 5.8 cm (7 5/8 x 7 5/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 49 engravings.

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Herrmann J. Meyer, 1852) 19.4 cm; [2 ff.] 294 pp., plus plates; original gilt-stamped brown mottled binding with name stamped onto upper cover: “Edward Hall.”

New York: Herrmann J. Meyer, 1852


Edward Hall name on binding' Anna C. acquired in 1954 by Anna C. Hoyt, a curator in the MFAprint dept.; Mr. James W. Mavor, by whom given to MFA, December 15, 1993.

Credit Line

Gift of James W. Mavor, Jr.