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Brady's Longfellow, 1859

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Brady's Longfellow, 1859

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Noted Civil War photographer Matthew Brady shot this image of Henry W. Longfellow (1807-1882), a native of Portland, as an accomplished poet living in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The image was used as the frontispiece in Vol. III of the Craigie Edition of The Complete Writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, an eleven-volume work published in 1879 by Houghton, Mifflin and Co.

Other Information


  • Title: Brady's Longfellow, 1859
  • Creator: Brady, Matthew
  • Creation Date: 1859
  • Subject Date: circa 1859
  • Town: Cambridge, Portland
  • County: Cumberland, Middlesex
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 33 x 20
  • Local Code: A85-685
  • Object Type: Image

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

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