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

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

Longfellow, Ernest Wadsworth, 1845-1921

Landscape painter

Collection Information

Size: 13 items (10 v. and 3 notecards on partial microfilm reel).

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.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1977 by rs. Howard M. Turner, Jr., whose husband was Ernest Longfellow's grandson.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Howard M. Turner, Jr. after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 1211 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Ernest Wadsworth and Harriet S. Wadsworth Longfellow sketchbooks, 1867-1903. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.