Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1840

Contributed by Longfellow National Historic Site


Portrait of the famous poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, at the age of 33. At this time, he was employed by Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts as the Smith Professor of Modern Languages.

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About This Item

  • Title: Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1840
  • Creator: Thompson, Cephas Giovanni
  • Creation Date: 1840
  • Subject Date: 1840
  • Town: Cambridge
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Media: oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 70 cm x 60.3 cm
  • Local Code: LONG 4127
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Longfellow National Historic Site
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-4491

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