Keywords: Maine literature
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Contributed by: Farmington Public Library
Media: black and white engraving; ink on paper
Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
Media: Ink on paper, ribbon
Contributed by: Abplanalp Library, UNE
Media: Ink on paper
Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.
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.