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Young girl, Portland, ca. 1820

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Young girl, Portland, ca. 1820

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An unidentified member of the Longfellow family made this drawing in about 1820.

Drawing from life and even making copies of prints published in a wide range of books and periodicals was part of the academic education of many young women during the early 19th century.

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  • Title: Young girl, Portland, ca. 1820
  • Creator: Longfellow
  • Creation Date: circa 1820
  • Subject Date: circa 1820
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Pencil on paper
  • Local Code: A85-216
  • Object Type: Image

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

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