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The illustrated alphabet of animals, 1851, from the Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, 1851-1999, bulk 1881-1950

The illustrated alphabet of animals, 1851

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Title: The illustrated alphabet of animals

Date: 1851

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.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, 1851-1999, bulk 1881-1950

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: The illustrated alphabet of animals, 1851. Abbott Handerson Thayer and Thayer family papers, 1851-1999, bulk 1881-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 15383