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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