Lea & Blanchard - Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, 1840

Lea & Blanchard (active Philadelphia, 1838 - 1851)

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, Volume II, 1840

Printed ink on paper , 20 x 12.1 x 1.9 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 3/4 in.)

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(active Philadelphia, 1838 - 1851)

Object details

Accession number

10.b.2.26

Creators

Full title

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, Volume II

Creation Date

1840

Language

English

Publication Place

Philadelphia

Description

2 v. ; 20 cm.

Provenance


Collection of Dr. David Hunt, Boston

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner at the Hunt sale from the auctioneers and appraisers Charles F. Libbie & Co., Boston for $21 on 20 November 1891, lot. 2382 (for two volumes).  

Dimensions

20 x 12.1 x 1.9 cm (7 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 3/4 in.)

Display Media

Printed ink on paper

Web Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

Permanent Gallery Location

Blue Room


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.