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Poems of Nature

Illustrated by Elbridge Kingsley (American, 1841–1915), Portrait(s) designed by Stephen Alonzo Schoff (American, 1818–1905), Author John Greenleaf Whittier (American, 1807–1892), Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (American, founded in 1880), Printer Riverside Press (American, founded in 1852)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 30.4 x 23.5 x 2.7 cm (11 15/16 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 15 wood engravings and one etching

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1886) 30.4 cm; viii pp. [1 f.] 101 pp., plus plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1886


Acquired in Chicago in 1935 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent