Longfellow tea set cup, ca. 1900
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Maine poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote The Courtship of Miles Standish in 1858. The poem sentimentalizes the early days of the Plimouth settlement and the love triangle between Miles Standish, Priscilla Mullens, and John Alden.
This cupis part of a larger tea set commemorating Longfellow’s romantic poems, and features a picture of the Pilgrims landing in Plimouth, with the inscription, “Pilgrim exiles”.
- Title: Longfellow tea set cup, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- State: ME
- Media: Porcelain with transfer print
- Local Code: 1993.172.3
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Book)--Illustrations
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
Mayflower Society of Maine
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