Contributed by Longfellow National Historic Site
Mary King Longfellow of Portland, daughter of Alexander Longfellow, dressed as Nelly Custis, granddaughter of Martha Washington.
Her cousin Alice Mary Longfellow (1850-1928), daughter of Henry W. Longfellow, probably took the photograph. The cousins frequently held costume parties.
About This Item
- Title: Mary King Longfellow as Nelly Custis, Cambridge, ca. 1879
- Creator: Longfellow, Alice Mary
- Creation Date: circa 1876
- Subject Date: circa 1876
- Town: Cambridge
- County: Middlesex
- State: MA
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Long 35791
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Longfellow National Historic Site
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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