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

Illustrated by Harry Fenn (American, about 1838–1911), Illustrated by William Hamilton Gibson (American, 1850–1896), Illustrated by Casimir Clayton Griswold (American, 1834–1918), Engraved by William Alfred Cranston (English, active 1863–1879), Engraved by John Greenaway (English, 1816–1890), Engraved by John J. Harley (American, 19th century), Engraved by Joseph S. Harley (American, 19th century), Engraved by Samuel Valentine Hunt (American (born in England, 1852)), Engraved by Henry Duff Linton (English, active in France, 1815–1899), Engraved by William James Palmer (English, active 1858–1896), Engraved by Frederick William Quartley (American (England), 1808–1874), Editor William Cullen Bryant (American, 1794–1878), Publisher D. Appleton and Company (American, 19th century), W. Palmer

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.)

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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. 417-40, plus 1 plate; 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