Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Eastman Johnson, 1846

Contributed by NPS, Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site

Description

Henry Longfellow commisioned Eastman Johnson to do portraits of several of his friends and family members. These include Charles Sumner, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Cornelius C. Felton, Anne Longfellow Pierce, Mary Longfellow Greenleaf, and Charles and Ernest Longfellow. All of these portraits hang in the Vassall/Craigie/Longfellow House today.

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About This Item

  • Title: Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Eastman Johnson, 1846
  • Creator: Johnson, Eastman
  • Creation Date: 1846
  • Subject Date: 1846
  • Town: Boston
  • County: Suffolk
  • State: MA
  • Media: Crayon and chalk on tan wove paper
  • Dimensions: 68.5 cm x 59 cm x 2.8 cm
  • Local Code: LONG 544
  • Object Type: Image

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