The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith. ....follows a single father and his ailing daughter Tabitha, as he attempts to cure her of yellow fever by taking her to sea. Embellished with flashbacks from the time before Tab's mother died in childbirth, this story is both painstakingly accurate to its era and pleasantly relatable to a contemporary audience.
William Trost Richards Day Lilies by a Wooden Fence, 1862 graphite on tan wove paper Sheet size: 9 1/8 x 6 in. National Academy Museum, New York, Bequest of Mrs. William T. Brewster, daughter of the artist, 1952