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The Adventures of a Bodkin

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, American, 19th century, Author Jane Kilby Welsh (American, born in 1783?), Publisher Cottons and Barnard (American, 19th century), Printer Clapp & Hull (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 14.5 x 9.4 x 0.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with four wood engravings

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Cottons and Barnard, 1832) 14.5 cm; 30 pp., plus one plate; original publisher’s printed blue paper wrappers (cream-colored manila folder, green cloth spine).

Boston: Cottons and Barnard, 1832


Mrs. Samuel Cabot, by whom given to MFA January 10, 1968.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot