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The Adventures of Two Children

Illustrated by Mary Ellen Edwards (English, 1839–about 1910), Illustrated by James C. Staples (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 15.1 x 14.5 x 1.3 cm (5 15/16 x 5 11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color photomechanical lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. [1884]) 15.1 cm; 54 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s half green cloth, pictorial paper boards.

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. [1884]


Inscribed pen and brown ink on preliminary leaf "Mary B. Dahlgren / with [...] Totter's love. / August 1884"; anonymous gift to MFA, March 28, 1990.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mary Dahlgren Robinson