Brady's Longfellow, 1859

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Brady's Longfellow, 1859

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Noted Civil War photographer Matthew Brady shot this image of Henry W. Longfellow (1807-1882), a native of Portland, as an accomplished poet living in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The image was used as the frontispiece in Vol. III of the Craigie Edition of The Complete Writings of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, an eleven-volume work published in 1879 by Houghton, Mifflin and Co.

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About This Item

  • Title: Brady's Longfellow, 1859
  • Creator: Brady, Matthew
  • Creation Date: circa 1859
  • Subject Date: circa 1859
  • Town: Cambridge, Portland
  • County: Cumberland, Middlesex
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 33 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: A85-685
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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