Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Photographer Unknown


MediumPhotogravure: Engraving

AtelierPhotographische Gesellschaft (Berlin-Westend)


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Beards, Men of Mark, Old Age: Men, Portrait: Men


Image Dimensions: 23.8 x 18.5 cm
Support Dimensions: 45.7 x 33.2 cm (Van Gelder Zonen plate paper)

This portrait of American poet and educator Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was taken by an unidentified photographer sometime in the 1870’s, based on representative cdv photographs showing the poet in his later years held by the National Portrait Gallery  in London.


The photograph is part of the Corpus Imaginum: “Authentic Portraits of the Past and Present” portrait collection published as folio-sized gravures by the Photographische Gesellschaft in Berlin. (known as the Berlin Photographic Company in The United States and London)´╗┐

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow