Thomas Nast Portfolio



“The Sacrifice,” Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates: The Story of a Life in Holland, by Mary Mapes Dodge. New York : James O'Kane, 1865, opposite page 192.

     Thomas Nast illustrated many books during his career, including the first edition of Hans Brinker, a story about a poor Dutch boy seeking aid for his sick father. The book, now considered a children’s classic, was very popular in the late nineteenth century, with more than one hundred editions published during the author's life.

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