Lucia Longfellow in grandmother's dress, 1883

Contributed by Longfellow National Historic Site


Mary King Longfellow (1852-1945) sketched her younger sister, Lucia Longfellow, wearing their grandmother Zilpah's silk dress, seated in an eighteenth-century chair in the Wadsworth Longfellow House.

Mary and Lucia were daughters of Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, brother of the poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lucia Longfellow in grandmother's dress, 1883
  • Creator: Longfellow, Mary King
  • Creation Date: 1883-07-04
  • Subject Date: 1883-07-04
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Watercolor on paper
  • Local Code: Long 18701
  • Object Type: Image

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Longfellow National Historic Site
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-4491

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