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My Book of History: A Picturesque Tale of Progress (Beginnings, Vol. 1)

Illustrated by Donn P. Crane (American, 20th century), Illustrated by Mariel Wilhoite (American, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Chicago, Illinois, USA; Place of Publication: Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Overall: 23.8 x 18.5 x 2.3 cm (9 3/8 x 7 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical black-and-white and color relief prints

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Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Chicago and Toronto: The Bookhouse for Children, 1929) 23.8 cm; 252 pp.; original publisher’s gilt-stamped and embossed green cloth, color pictorial paper label on upper cover.

(Chicago and Toronto: The Bookhouse for Children, 1929


Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; 2000, bequest of Vivian Hawes to the MFA. (Accession date: June 21, 2000)

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The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection