“Messrs. D. Appleton, of New York, requested us to provide a set of illustrations to the Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant. They wished for a large number by Birket Foster, who at that time was at the very height of his popularity for black and white work. Out of something like one hundred pictures he gave us thirty-six, all of which are beautiful [...] [more...] [$]
A jester crowns the new year as a young woman, and ushers out the old year, an old woman. This picture was obviously made for the end of 1866 and the start of 1867; it is dated 1867 in the text. It was commissioned from the artist Paul Gray by the Dalziel [...]FUN. [more...] [$]
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