Garden gate sketch, Portland, 1924

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Alexander W. Longfellow Jr. drew a sketch for the garden gate at the Wadsworth-Longfellow House in Portland.

The house was the childhood home of the artist's father and the artist's uncle, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

A note on the back of the sketch reads, "This was the original sketch of the A. W. Longfellow Gate given to me by Mr. Longfellow in late June 1924.

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  • Title: Garden gate sketch, Portland, 1924
  • Creator: Alexander W. Longfellow Jr.
  • Creation Date: 1924
  • Subject Date: 1924
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Pencil on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 1936, Box 17/10
  • Collection: Longfellow Garden Club records at Maine Historical Society
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Longfellow Garden Club
c/o Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 433-0427

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