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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1859

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1859

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At the time noted photographer Matthew Brady made this image, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) had stopped teaching modern languages at Harvard College and was working full time as a poet.

The image was used as the frontispiece in Vol. III of the Craigie Edition of The Complete Writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, an eleven-volume work published in 1879 by Houghton, Mifflin and Co.

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  • Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1859
  • Creator: Whipple, John
  • Creation Date: circa 1859
  • Subject Date: circa 1859
  • Town: Cambridge
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 11 x 8
  • Local Code: Photographs--Longfellow, Henry--without beard
  • Object Type: Image

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