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The Traveller: A Poem

about 1855
Illustrated by Birket Foster (English, 1825–1899), Author Oliver Goldsmith (English, 1730?–1774), Publisher David Bogue (English, 19th century)

Place of Publication: London, England


Overall: 22.3 x 15.8 x 2.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 31 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: David Bogue [about 1855]) 22.1 cm; [2 f.] 39 pp.; original publisher’s blind- and gilt-stamped red cloth (cream-colored phase box).

London: David Bogue [about 1855]


Inscribed pen and black ink front flyleaf "Helen R. Waterston / a birth-day gift / from her Father / Paris. / Janry 6th 1857 [13-line inscription continues]; 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