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Garden gate sketch, Portland, 1924

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Garden gate sketch, Portland, 1924

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Alexander W. Longfellow Jr. drew a sketch for the garden gate at the Wadsworth-Longfellow House in Portland.

The house was the childhood home of the artist's father and the artist's uncle, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

A note on the back of the sketch reads, "This was the original sketch of the A. W. Longfellow Gate given to me by Mr. Longfellow in late June 1924.

Other Information


  • Title: Garden gate sketch, Portland, 1924
  • Creator: Longfellow Jr., Alexander W.
  • Creation Date: 1924
  • Subject Date: 1924
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Pencil on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 1936, Box 17/10
  • Collection: Longfellow Garden Club
  • Object Type: Text and Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Longfellow Garden Club
Location: 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 772-8542

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