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Drawing Together: Early Years

Mary King Longfellow at her easel, Boston, ca. 1885

Mary King Longfellow at her easel, Boston, ca. 1885

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Longfellow National Historic Site

Mary King Longfellow, a Portland native and daughter of Henry’s younger brother, Alexander, was in the regular company of her cousins at Craigie House.

She began to draw at an early age and excelled as a watercolorist. This photograph shows her painting, surrounded by her work.


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