St. Marguerite drawing, Portland, 1825

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St. Marguerite drawing, Portland, 1825

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Elizabeth (1808-1829) or Ellen (1818-1834) Longfellow of Portland sketched St. Marguerite, probably as part of their education. Girls often copied drawings from books.

They were the daughters of Zilpah and Stephen Longfellow of Portland and sisters of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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About This Item

  • Title: St. Marguerite drawing, Portland, 1825
  • Creation Date: 1825-05-16
  • Subject Date: circa 1700
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Pencil on paper
  • Local Code: A89-36
  • Object Type: Image

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

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