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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

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Maine Historical Society

This portrait of Henry depicts him wearing his scholar’s gown, while teaching at Bowdoin College.

When his wife Frances Appleton saw it in the family parlor, she remarked on how realistic it was.

Thomas Badger (1792-1868) painted the portrait.


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