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An Island Garden

Celia Laighton Thaxter (American, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 1835–1894 Isle of Shoals, New Hampshire)
Childe Hassam (American, Dorchester, Massachusetts 1859–1935 East Hampton, New York)
Book cover by Sarah Wyman Whitman (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1842–1904)
Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston, Massachusetts) & New York, NY
1894, 1895 on title page
Illustrations: chromolithography
Overall: 9 1/4 x 6 5/8 in. (23.5 x 16.8 cm)
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1978
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: printed on title page: "Houghton Mifflin & Company"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," September 19, 1994–November 27, 1994.

Finlay.Houghton no 8
Whitman Bennett A Practical Guide to American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books. New York, 1949, p. 104.

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