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Under the Window: Pictures & Rhymes for Children

Kate Greenaway (English, 1846–1901), Engraved by Edmund Evans (English, 1826–1905), Lithographer Wemple & Company (American, 19th century), Publisher George Routledge & Sons (London and New York)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 24.2 x 19 x 1.2 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color lithographs after wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: George Routledge & Sons [1878-1880]) 24.2 cm; 64 pp.; original publisher’s half blue cloth, pictorial paper boards.

New York: George Routledge & Sons [1878-1880]


1880, received as a 20th birthday gift by Helen Frances Pettes (b. 1860 - d. 1945), Brookline, MA [see note]; 1943, gift of Helen F. Pettes to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 10, 1943)

NOTE: Inscribed in graphite on half title "Helen F. Pettes / from / Mother. / Dec. 13th 1880-".

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen F. Pettes