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Picturesque America, or the Land We Live In [Part Forty-Eight]

Illustrated by Harry Fenn (American, about 1838–1911), Illustrated by William Hamilton Gibson (American, 1850–1896), Illustrated by William Ludwell Sheppard (American, 1833–1912), Illustrated by John Douglas Woodward (American, 1848–1924), Engraved by Edward Paxman Brandard (English, 1819–1898), Engraved by John Dalziel (American (England), 1852), Engraved by John Filmer (American, active 1858–1870), Engraved by George R. Hall (American (England), 1854), Engraved by Alfred Harral (English, active in U.S., about 1840–1870), Engraved by John Karst (American, 1836–1922), Engraved by Henry Duff Linton (English, active in France, 1815–1899), Engraved by W. H. Morse (American, active about 1851–1879), Engraved by Nathaniel Orr (American, active 1843–1860), Engraved by James H. Richardson (American, active 1848–1880), Editor William Cullen Bryant (American, 1794–1878), Publisher D. Appleton and Company (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 34 x 26 x 0.4 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with one steel engraving, numerous wood engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-74) 34 cm; [Vol. 2] pp. i-vi, 561-76, plus engraved frontispiece to vol. II, and pp. v-viii for vol. I; original publisher’s printed blue paper wrappers (gray cardboard box).

New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-74


John H. Welsh, by whom given to MFA, November 26, 1986.

Credit Line

Gift of John H. Welsh