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Celebrity's Picture: Using Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Portraits to Observe Historic Changes

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1840

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1840 / Maine Historical Society

Fanny Appleton may have been immune, but Schoff's widely disseminated print of Thompson's pensive image may well have caused a flutter in many feminine hearts and increased book sales accordingly.

Schoff created a number of print images of the poet.

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