Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his dog Trap, 1864-65

Contributed by Longfellow National Historic Site


The Longfellow family had many pets, but the "the last and greatest of all the dogs was Trap; Trap the Scotch Terrier, Trap the polite, the elegant, sometimes on account of his deportment called Turneydrop, sometimes Louis the Fourteenth" wrote Longfellow.

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  • Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his dog Trap, 1864-65
  • Creator: Warren, George Kendall
  • Creation Date: circa 1864
  • Subject Date: circa 1864
  • Town: Cambridge
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Media: Albumen print
  • Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 5.3 cm
  • Local Code: LONG 27888 (3007.001/002.001 item 23)
  • Collection: Longfellow Family Photographs
  • Object Type: Image

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

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