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Historical Items

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Item 15563

Henry W. Longfellow, ca. 1830

Contributed by: Bowdoin College Library Date: circa 1830 Media: Engraving on paper

Item 15955

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Cambridge, ca. 1872

Contributed by: Longfellow National Historic Site Date: circa 1872 Location: Cambridge Media: Albumen print

Item 16467

Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881

Contributed by: Bowdoin College Museum of Art Date: 1881 Location: Cambridge Media: oil on canvas

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Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Site Pages

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

… byMaine Historical Society Henry (Hen) Wadsworth Longfellow (1839-1874) Henry (Hen) Wadsworth Longfellow was the son of Stephen and Marianne…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 4 of 4

Portland, ME: Longfellow Press, 1953. Karr, Paul and Jeff Clark. "Oasis of Wilderness." Down East Magazine, September, 1995. Leamon, James S.