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Picturesque America, or the Land We Live In [Part Twenty-Three]

Illustrated by Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888), Illustrated by William Hamilton Gibson (American, 1850–1896), Illustrated by Robert Swain Gifford (American, 1840–1905), Illustrated by John Douglas Woodward (American, 1848–1924), Engraved by M. J. Boyd (American, 19th century), Engraved by John Filmer (American, active 1858–1870), Engraved by John J. Harley (American, 19th century), Engraved by Joseph S. Harley (American, 19th century), Engraved by Francis Holl (English, 1815–1884), Engraved by James L. Langridge (American, born England, active about 1850–1880), Engraved by A. Measom (American, 19th century), Engraved by Nathaniel Orr (American, active 1843–1860), Engraved by J. G. Smithwick (American, active 1871–1882), 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; pp. 529-52, plus 1 plate [lacking pp. 537-44; replaced with pp. 497-504]; 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