Fisherman and the Afrite, from The Arabian Nights

Henry Marsh, American, 1826 - 1912
after John La Farge, American, 1835 - 1910


about 1868

Wood engraving on tissue paper

Image: 6 3/16 × 5 5/16 in. (15.7 × 13.5 cm)

Sheet: 12 1/4 × 9 1/8 in. (31.1 × 23.2 cm)

Mount: 14 5/16 × 11 3/16 in. (36.4 × 28.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Initialled, in block, lower right: JlF; inscribed, in blue colored pencil, on mount reverse, upper center: woodcut / Fisherman and the afrite; stamped, in black ink, on mount reverse, upper right: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, / DEPT. OF ART AND / ARCHEOLOGY.

Exhibition History

Nineteeth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 12, 1977.


George Breed Zug (1867-1943, Dartmouth Professor of Art History, 1913-1932); given to present collection, 1921.

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