Contributed by Longfellow National Historic Site
Alexander W. Longfellow (1814-1901) of Portland drew a sketch of his work in surveying and mapping on Richmond Island.
The younger brother of poet Henry W. Longfellow, Alexander was a surveyor and artist.
He depicted himself in close proximity to alcohol with a large red nose.
About This Item
- Title: On Richmond Island, Cape Elizabeth, 1850
- Creator: Longfellow, Alexander W.
- Creation Date: 1850
- Subject Date: 1850
- Local Name: Richmond's Island
- Town: Cape Elizabeth
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Long 19294
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Longfellow National Historic Site
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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