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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1840

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

This is an engraving of a youthful Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It is the frontispiece to Samuel Longfellow's The Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

The engraving is made from a painting by Cephas Giovanni Thompson in 1840. The original painting is in the collections of Longfellow National Historic Park in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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  • Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1840
  • Creator: Thompson, C. G.
  • Creation Date: 1840
  • Subject Date: 1840
  • Media: paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 10 x 8
  • Local Code: Photographs--Longfellow, Henry
  • Object Type: Image

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

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