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

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Sketch of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the Study

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Sketch of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the Study / Maine Historical Society

Like many women of her class, Fanny Longfellow tried her hand at drawing. Unlike professionals' vaunted interpretations of her husband, she produced a gentle, personal contour drawing with a mood of contented domesticity, a peep at a bemused husband posing patiently for his wife's sketch.

 

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