Title: The illustrated alphabet of animals
Physical Details: Book : 1 v. : ill. ; 15 x 13 cm.
Description: Published in Boston by Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nichols.
Two inscriptions inside front cover: (top) Abbott H. Thayer, Christmas, 1854; (bottom) given to Mary Bloede Thayer on her 10th birthday, March 11th 1886.
Several illustrations are hand-colored, most likely by Abbott or Mary Thayer during childhood.
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation Information: The illustrated alphabet of animals, 1851. Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer Family papers, 1851-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 15383