|Title||Charles Sumner and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1865 |
|Photographer||Gardner, Alexander |
|Date||ca. 1865 |
|Notes||On verso of image: Charles Sumner & Long. Gardner, Corner 7th & D Str., Washington D.C. |
Filed in Box 4
|Contextual Notes||Cartes de visite view of Sumner and Longfellow seated in chairs.|
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1851-1874), b. Boston. He attended (1831-1833) and was later a lecturer at Harvard law school, was admitted (1834) to the bar, and practiced in Boston. Later he became involved in several reform movements, including antislavery, and in 1851 a combination of Free-Soilers and Democrats sent him to the Senate.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), American poet; b. Portland, Maine; graduated from Bowdoin College, 1825. He wrote some of the most popular poems in American literature, in which he created a new body of romantic American legends.
Caption on mount: The Politics and Poetry of New England. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863, by A. Gardner, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Legislators--United States; Lawyers--United States; Poets--United States; Visiting cards |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882; Carte de visite photographs |
|Location Depicted||United States|
|Digital Collection||Portraits Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Authors Collection. PH Coll 242 |
|Object Type||Photograph mounted on cardboard |
|Physical Description||silver gelatin, b&w : 4 x 2.5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004. |