Mary King Longfellow at her easel, Boston, ca. 1885

Contributed by Longfellow National Historic Site


Mary King Longfellow, a Portland native and daughter of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's younger brother Alexander, was in the regular company of her cousins at Craigie House in Cambridge.

She began to draw at an early age and excelled as a watercolorist. This photograph shows her painting, surrounded by her work.

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About This Item

  • Title: Mary King Longfellow at her easel, Boston, ca. 1885
  • Creation Date: circa 1885
  • Subject Date: circa 1885
  • Town: Boston
  • County: Suffolk
  • State: MA
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Long 35787
  • Object Type: Image

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

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