Samuel Longfellow, Boston, ca. 1885

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Samuel Longfellow, Boston, ca. 1885

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An unidentified photographer took this portrait of Samuel Longfellow (1819-1892), the brother of poet Henry Wadsworth Longellow.

Samuel Longfellow began study at Harvard Divinity School in 1842, but ill health induced him to accept a teaching post for the American Consul in the Portuguese Azores because of its fine climate.

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About This Item

  • Title: Samuel Longfellow, Boston, ca. 1885
  • Creation Date: circa 1885
  • Subject Date: circa 1885
  • Town: Boston
  • County: Suffolk
  • State: MA
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16.4 cm x 10.7 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs -- People -- Longfellow Family -- Men
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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