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The Bugaboo Men

Louise Rand Bascom (American, about 1885–1949), Publisher Sully and Kleinteich (American, 20th century)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 23.5 x 19 x 2 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color relief prints

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Sully and Kleinteich, 1914) 23.5 cm; [38 ff., including flyleaves]; original publisher’s white-stamped green cloth (cream-colored phase box).

New York: Sully and Kleinteich, 1914


Pen and black ink front flyleaf, dedication: "To Elizabeth M. Castle -/ The Bugaboo Men are starting your way / all laden with thoughts for Xmas Day / They bear much love from me to you / That'll still [...] tight the whole year through. / Louise Rand Bascom / Dec. 1914."


1914, gift of Louise Rand Bascom (b. about 1885 - d. 1949) to Elizabeth M. Castle. By 1990, anonymous collector; 1990, gift of anonymous donor to the MFA. (Accession date: October 24, 1990)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Gertrude C. Attridge