Nathaniel Hawthorne, ca. 1860

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Nathaniel Hawthorne, ca. 1860

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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was an avid reader and well-known author. Best known for The House of Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, he also wrote many short stories.

His family lived for a time in Raymond, and he attended Bowdoin College. This photograph shows Hawthorne about 1860.

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About This Item

  • Title: Nathaniel Hawthorne, ca. 1860
  • Creator: Ott
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • State: PA
  • Media: Carte de visite
  • Local Code: Photographs--People--Hawthorne
  • Object Type: Image

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(207) 774-1822 x230

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