James L. Greenleaf, ca. 1840

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


An unidentified artist painted a miniature portrait of James L. Greenleaf (1814-1865).

The son of Simon Greenleaf and Hannah Kingman of Portland, Greenleaf was a merchant in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

He was married to Mary E. Longfellow (1816-1902) of Portland, a daughter of Stephen and Zilpah Longfellow and brother to the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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About This Item

  • Title: James L. Greenleaf, ca. 1840
  • Creation Date: circa 1840
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Ivory, brass, oil paint, glass
  • Dimensions: 7 cm x 8 cm
  • Local Code: A85-714
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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