Longfellow, Ernest Wadsworth,
New York, N.Y.; Magnolia, Mass.
Collection size: 13 items (10 v. and 3 notecards on partial microfilm reel).
Collection Summary: 10 pocket-sized sketchbooks of Harriet and Ernest Longfellow containing charcoal and watercolor sketches, predominantly panoramic views of European and Middle Eastern architectural ruins, landscape scenery, and a number of figure drawings; and 3 notecards describing the sketchbooks and sketches.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ernest Longfellow was a noted landscape painter and son of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Harriet Longfellow, his wife, was a painter also. They resided in New York City and in Magnolia, Mass.
Lent for microfilming 1977 by rs. Howard M. Turner, Jr., whose husband was Ernest Longfellow's grandson.