Milton Pond, Thanks giving Day is a work of exquisite fancy and finical detail.
The scene is, to establish the realism of the setting beyond question, the Great Pond at Milton, Massachusetts,where the Indian sachem Chicataubot wept over his lost lands that the palefaces had stolen from him
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Miss Ford has not depicted this unhappy moment,
but has peopled the pond with some of the most delightful children in modern art.
The etching deserves the closest attention, for a dozen tiny incidents and minute
catastrophes are used within the confines of this nicely devised composition.