In Fairyland: A Series of Pictures from the Elf-World
Richard Doyle (British, London 1824–1883 London)
Poems by William Allingham (Irish, Ballyshannon, Donegal 1824–1889 Hampstead, London)
Engraved and printed in color by Edmund Evans (British, Southwark, London 1826–1905 Ventnor, Isle of Wight)
Longman, Green, Reader and Dyer (London)
Illustrations: color wood engraving and color lithography
15 3/8 x 11 7/16 x 3/4 in. (39.1 x 29.1 x 1.9 cm)
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1970
Not on view
Inscription: Front fly-leaf: "To dearest Ellen, from her affectionate brother Joseph Joachim, London, Feb. (?), 1870"
Donor: Lincoln Kirstein (American, 1907–1996)
Hambourg p. 31; Mahoney p. 404; Muir p. 200; Pb. MMA, Notable Acquisitions 1965-1975, p. 189
Colta Ives, Janet S. Byrne, Mary L. Myers, Suzanne Boorsch, Weston J. Naef, David W. Kiehl, The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975: Prints, Architecture and Ornament. New York, 1975, p. 189, ill.