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Noted Civil War photographer Matthew Brady shot this image of Henry W. Longfellow (1807-1882), a native of Portland, as an accomplished poet living in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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: Brady's Longfellow, 1859
- Creator: Matthew Brady
- Creation Date: circa 1859
- Subject Date: circa 1859
- Cambridge, Middlesex County, MA
- Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 33 cm x 20 cm
- Local Code: A85-685
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882--Portrait photographs
- Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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