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Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1835

Contributed by Longfellow National Historic Site

Maria Rohl, a popular Danish portrait artist of the day, sketched this portrait of Longfellow at age 28 during the poet's second trip to Europe, made in the company of his wife, Mary Potter, and their friends Clara Crowninshield and Mary Goddard.

Clara and Mary Goddard also had their portraits done by Rohl while they were in Stockholm.

Other Information


  • Title: Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1835
  • Creator: Rohl, Maria Christiana
  • Creation Date: 1835-08-25
  • Subject Date: 1835-08-25
  • Town: Stockholm
  • Media: graphite on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 41 x 25
  • Local Code: LONG 4153
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Longfellow National Historic Site
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-4491
http://www.nps.gov/long/

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