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Stephen Longfellow IV (1776-1849), a Portland lawyer, had his miniature painted about 1801, when he was betrothed to Elizabeth Wadsworth (1779-1802). After her death, he married her sister, Zilpha Wadsworth. Among his children was Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the noted poet.
The miniature is attributed to John Roberts.
About This Item
- Title: Stephen Longfellow IV, Portland, ca. 1801
- Creator: Roberts, John
- Creation Date: circa 1801
- Subject Date: circa 1801
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Watercolor on ivory
- Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 6.2 cm
- Local Code: A90-38
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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