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An Island Garden

Author:
Celia Laighton Thaxter (American, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 1835–1894 Isle of Shoals, New Hampshire)
Illustrator:
Childe Hassam (American, Dorchester, Massachusetts 1859–1935 East Hampton, New York)
Designer:
Book cover by Sarah Wyman Whitman (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1842–1904)
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston, Massachusetts) & New York, NY
Date:
1894, 1895 on title page
Medium:
Illustrations: chromolithography
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/4 x 6 5/8 in. (23.5 x 16.8 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.640
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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