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Illustrated by Ludwig Richter (German, 1803–1884), Engraved by John Allanson (English, active Germany and Canada, 1800–1859), Engraved by Beneworth (English, 19th century), Engraved by August Hermann Bosse (German, active United States, 1824–after 1854), Engraved by Johann Gottfried Flegel (German, 1815–1881), Engraved by August Gaber (German, 1824–1894), Engraved by Emil Oswald Geller (German, born in 1821), Engraved by Karl Eduard Kretzschmar (German, 1807–1858), Engraved by Hermann Krüger (German, 1823–1909), Engraved by William Alfred Nicholls (English, 1816–after 1840), Engraved by Jacob Ritsch von Hartenbach (German, born in 1796), Engraved by Albert Vogel (German, 1814–1886), Engraved by Moritz Ferdinand Geringswald (German, 1825–1857), Engraved by Hans Christian Henneberg (Danish, 1826–1893), Engraved by Franz Wilhelm Obermann (German, 1830–1896), Engraved by Edmond-Joseph Peupin (French, 19th century), Engraved by Aimé Richter (German, 1834–1863), Publisher Georg Wigand (German, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Leipzig, Germany


Overall (each vol.): 24.6 x 18 x 3.6 cm (9 11/16 x 7 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Leipzig: Georg Wigand, 1855) Quarto, two vols.; (1) [1 f.] 24 pp., plus plates; (2) [1 f.] plates; original[?] publisher’s gilt- and blind-stamped dark brown cloth.

Large selection of Richter’s book illustrations.

Leipzig: Georg Wigand, 1855


Inscribed pen and brown ink on front flyleaf of both volumes "C. J. Faulkim?] / Univ. Coll. / 1860"; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen