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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