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Historical Items

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Item 4120

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1840 Media: paper

Item 141

Edna St. Vincent Millay, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Media: Photographic print

Item 15566

H. W. Longfellow of Cambridge, 1841

Contributed by: Bowdoin College Library Date: 1841-12-07 Location: Cambridge Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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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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Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… Alexander Wadsworth Longfellow, brother of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, probably made this photograph in 1885.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

Anne Longfellow Pierce, sister of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, lived in the house nearly her entire life.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - People of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House

… wanted the house to be a memorial to the popular poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who had died in 1882.

My Maine Stories

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An allegory about the Vietnam war
by Bill Hinderer

An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War