A Library in Itself, front page of Godey's Lady's Book, 1857

Adam B. Walter, American, 1820 - 1875, Henry Louis Stephens, American, 1824 - 1882

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1857

Wood engraving on paper

Sheet: 9 7/16 × 5 13/16 in. (23.9 × 14.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

2014.45.33

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

In plate, top: 1857; in plate, around image: A LIBRARY IN ITSELF / MOTHERS TAKE THE LADY'S BOOK FOR THEIR DAUGHTERS WHOSE MOTHERS TOOK IT FOR THEM; in plate, bottom: GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK; in plate, below image: Engraved by A.B.Walter from an original drawing made expressly for Godeys Ladys Book by H. L. Stephens.

Provenance

Source unknown; catalogued 2014.

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