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Commemorative pitcher with portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Earthenware ceramic pitcher with a transfer printed image of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on one side, and the Longfellow poem, "Keramos" on the reverse. The rim of the pitcher is decorated with gold and polychrome glaze and is inscribed with the titles of some of Longfellow's more famous works, "Excelsior, Hiawatha, Evangeline, Miles Standish."

Other Information


  • Title: Commemorative pitcher with portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Creator: Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, Etruria (England)
  • Creation Date: 1880
  • Subject Date: 1880
  • Town: Cambridge
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Media: Ceramic
  • Dimensions (cm): 17 x 23 x 17
  • Local Code: 2004.097; 2004.066
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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