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Keywords: Longfellow, Henry W. (1807-1882)

Historical Items

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Item 15563

Henry W. Longfellow, ca. 1830

Contributed by: Bowdoin College Library Date: circa 1830 Media: Engraving on paper

Item 4122

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow birthplace, Portland, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1807 Location: Portland Media: Pencil on paper

Item 15915

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) and Trap (dog) portrait, 1865

Contributed by: NPS, Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site Date: circa 1864 Location: Cambridge Media: Albumen print

Online Exhibits

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Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.


Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

"… Historical Society Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) Although he was born at a house on Fore Street, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow lived at the…"


A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 3 of 3

"… shows a beardless Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) sitting on the porch of his cottage at the popular summer resort of Nahant, Massachusetts…"