Stephen Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1845

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Eastman Johnson, a native of Lovell, was an itinerant artist. He probably created this portrait of Stephen Longfellow, father of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, during the winter of 1845-1846 while he was in Portland.

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About This Item

  • Title: Stephen Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1845
  • Creator: Johnson, Eastman
  • Creation Date: circa 1845
  • Subject Date: circa 1845
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Charcoal on paper
  • Local Code: A85-351
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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