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Henry Wadsworth (1785-1804), for whom the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was named, sketched Tripoli, North Africa, in 1804 while serving in the U.S. Navy.
Wadsworth was killed when a bomb ship he and others manned exploded prematurely.
About This Item
- Title: Ink sketch of Tripoli, 1804
- Creator: Wadsworth, Henry
- Creation Date: 1804
- Subject Date: 1804
- Town: Tripoli
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 15 cm x 28 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 185, Box 9/12
- Collection: Longfellow family papers
- Object Type: Image
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