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Drawing Together: Early Years

Henry, Frances, Charles and Ernest Longfellow, 1849

Henry, Frances, Charles and Ernest Longfellow, 1849

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Longfellow National Historic Site

Thousands of sketches, paintings, watercolors, and exercises in the Wadsworth-Longfellow family archives document that most family members also loved to draw.

Dozens of colored sketches composed by parent and child together illuminate their fascinating inter-generational efforts — art education at an intimate level.


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