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At the time noted photographer Matthew Brady made this image, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) had stopped teaching modern languages at Harvard College and was working full time as a poet.
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.
About This Item
- Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1859
- Creator: John Whipple
- Creation Date: circa 1859
- Subject Date: circa 1859
- Location: Cambridge, Middlesex County, MA
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 11 cm x 8 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--Longfellow, Henry--without beard
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Poets, American--Maine
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882--Portrait photographs
- Harvard University (Cambridge, Mass.)
- Authors, American--Maine
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