|Title||Charles Sumner and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1860 |
|Photographer||Gardner, Alexander |
|Date||ca. 1860 |
|Notes||Caption on mount: A. Gardner, Photographer, Washington. 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.|
On verso of image: Charles Sumner & Henry W. Longfellow, 1863.
Filed in Box 4
|Contextual Notes||Charles Sumner (1811–74) U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1851–74), b. Boston. He attended (1831–33) 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 (1807–82), 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.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Legislators--United States; Lawyers--United States; Poets--United States |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 |
|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 ; 6.75 x 8.75 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. |