Henry W. Longfellow, Portland, 1878

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Henry W. Longfellow, Portland, 1878

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Portland photographer Joseph Lamson (1840-1901) took this image of Portland native and noted poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) in 1878.

Lamson took several shots of Longfellow in slightly different poses.

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About This Item

  • Title: Henry W. Longfellow, Portland, 1878
  • Creator: Lamson, Joseph H.
  • Creation Date: 1878
  • Subject Date: 1878
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Local Code: Coll. 200, Box 1/5, Photographs--Longfellow
  • Collection: Wadsworth family glass plate negatives
  • Object Type: Image

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

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