Charles and Ernest Longfellow

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

Description

This double portrait of Henry Longfellow's two sons, ages 4 and 3 respectively, is one of several drawings of Longfellow family members and friends done by Eastman Johnson in the 1840s. This portrait has been hanging in the same spot on the west wall of the parlor of the Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House at least since 1860.

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About This Item

  • Title: Charles and Ernest Longfellow
  • Creator: Johnson, Eastman
  • Creation Date: 1848
  • Subject Date: 1848
  • Town: Boston, Cambridge
  • County: Middlesex, Suffolk
  • State: MA
  • Media: Colored chalk on wove paper
  • Dimensions: 76.2 cm x 67.3 cm
  • Local Code: LONG 546
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

NPS, Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site
105 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-4491
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