Ernest Wadsworth and Harriet S. Wadsworth Longfellow sketchbooks, 1867-1903

Longfellow, Ernest Wadsworth, b. 1845 d. 1921
Landscape painter
Active in New York, N.Y.; Magnolia, Mass.

Longfellow, Harriet S. Wadsworth
Active in 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.

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