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Mary Longfellow was the sixth child of Stephen and Zilpah Longfellow of Portland. She was born in the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and lived there until her marriage in 1839.
After their marriage, she and James Greenleaf lived for a time in New Orleans, and later built a home near her brother Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Cambridge. They were frequent visitors to the family home in Portland.
About This Item
- Title: Mary Longfellow, Portland, 1836
- Creator: Francis Barbour
- Creation Date: 1836
- Subject Date: 1836
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Ivory, paint, paper, silk
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 10 cm
- Local Code: A85-762
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Wadsworth-Longfellow House (Portland, Me.)
- Greenleaf, Mary Longfellow, 1816-1902--Portraits
- Longfellow family
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882--Family
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