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In Fairyland: A Series of Pictures from the Elf-World

Artist:
Richard Doyle (British, London 1824–1883 London)
Author:
Poems by William Allingham (Irish, Ballyshannon, Donegal 1824–1889 Hampstead, London)
Engraver:
Engraved and printed in color by Edmund Evans (British, Southwark, London 1826–1905 Ventnor, Isle of Wight)
Publisher:
Longman, Green, Reader and Dyer (London)
Date:
1870
Medium:
Illustrations: color wood engraving and color lithography
Dimensions:
15 3/8 x 11 7/16 x 3/4 in. (39.1 x 29.1 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.565.74(1-18)
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.



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