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Sketch of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1844

Contributed by Longfellow National Historic Site

Copy print of small sketch of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Seth Wells Cheney, 1844.

Cheney originally drew the sketch for Graham's Magazine, but the publication instead used a Longfellow portrait by Franquinet.

This image appeared as the frontispiece of Vol. VII of the Craigie Edition of the eleven-volume workThe Complete Writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, published by Houghton, Mifflin and Co. in 1879.

Other Information


  • Title: Sketch of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1844
  • Creator: Cheney, Seth Wells
  • Creation Date: 1844
  • Subject Date: 1843
  • State: MA
  • Media: chalk on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 39.3 x 31.7
  • Local Code: LONG 2893, Neg 7.01.038
  • 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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