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

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Henry W. Longfellow, ca. 1846

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Henry W. Longfellow, ca. 1846 / Bowdoin College Library

S. W. Smith's print turned Johnson's Longfellow drawing into the epitome of a Brahmin, and more-- a middle-aged man in thoughtful control of his faculties and prosperity, a fit leader of national culture.


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