Ernest Wadsworth and Harriet S. Wadsworth Longfellow sketchbooks, 1867-1903
Longfellow, Ernest Wadsworth, 1845-1921
Longfellow, Harriet S. Wadsworth
Place of publication, production, or execution:
13 items (10 v. and 3 notecards on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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.
Ernest Wadsworth and Harriet S. Wadsworth Longfellow sketchbooks, 1867-1903. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1211 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender, Mrs. Howard M. Turner, Jr. after microfilming.
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.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
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