Anne Longfellow Pierce, Portland, ca. 1855

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Artist Eastman Johnson (1824-1906) made this charcoal drawing of Anne Longfellow Pierce in about 1855.

Pierce, a native of Portland, was the widow of George Washington Pierce, a lawyer from Baldwin. They married in 1832 and George Pierce died in 1835.

Anne, the daughter of Stephen and Zilpah Wadsworth Longfellow, moved back into the family home on Congress Street in Portland, where she remained until her death.

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About This Item

  • Title: Anne Longfellow Pierce, Portland, ca. 1855
  • Creator: Johnson, Eastman
  • Creation Date: circa 1855
  • Subject Date: circa 1855
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Charcoal, graphite on paper
  • Dimensions: 72 cm x 61.5 cm
  • Local Code: A85-80
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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