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Authors of the U.S.

Authors of the U.S.
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Artist
Alexander Hay Ritchie, 1822 - 1895
Copy after
Thomas Hicks, 18 Oct 1823 - 8 Oct 1890
Sitter
Washington Irving, 3 Apr 1783 - 28 Nov 1859
William Cullen Bryant, 3 Nov 1794 - 12 Jun 1878
James Fenimore Cooper, 15 Sep 1789 - 14 Sep 1851
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 27 Feb 1807 - 24 Mar 1882
Catherine Maria Sedgwick, 28 Dec 1789 - 31 Jul 1867
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney, 1 Sep 1791 - 10 Jun 1865
Emma Dorothy E Nevitte Southworth, 1819 - 1899
John Ames Mitchell, 17 Jan 1845 - 29 Jun 1918
Nathaniel Parker Willis, 20 Jan 1806 - 20 Jan 1867
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., 29 Aug 1809 - 7 Oct 1894
John Pendleton Kennedy, 25 Oct 1795 - 18 Aug 1870
Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt, 5 Mar 1819 - 21 Jul 1870
Alice Cary, 1820 - 1871
George Dennison Prentice, 18 Dec 1802 - 22 Jan 1870
George Wilkins Kendall, 1809 - 1867
Charles Morris, 1 Oct 1833 - 6 Sep 1922
Edgar Allan Poe, 19 Jan 1809 - 7 Oct 1849
Frederick Goddard Tuckerman, 4 Feb 1821 - 9 May 1873
Nathaniel Hawthorne, 4 Jul 1804 - 19 May 1864
William Gilmore Simms, 17 Apr 1806 - 11 Jun 1870
Philip Pendleton Cooke, 26 Oct 1816 - 20 Jan 1850
Charles Fenno Hoffman, 7 Feb 1806 - 7 Jun 1884
William Hickling Prescott, 4 May 1796 - 28 Jan 1859
George Bancroft, 3 Oct 1800 - 17 Jan 1891
Parke Godwin, 25 Feb 1816 - 7 Jan 1904
John Lothrop Motley, 15 Apr 1814 - 29 May 1877
Henry Ward Beecher, 24 Jun 1813 - 8 Mar 1887
George William Curtis, 25 Feb 1824 - 31 Aug 1892
Ralph Waldo Emerson, 25 May 1803 - 27 Apr 1882
Richard Henry Dana Sr., 15 Nov 1787 - 2 Feb 1879
Margaret Fuller, 23 May 1810 - 19 Jul 1850
William Ellery Channing, 7 Apr 1780 - 2 Oct 1842
Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe, 14 Jun 1811 - 1 Jul 1896
Catherine Augusta Kirkland (Green), 1812 - 1849
John Greenleaf Whittier, 17 Dec 1807 - 7 Sep 1892
James Russell Lowell, 22 Feb 1819 - 12 Aug 1891
George Henry Boker, 6 Oct 1823 - 2 Jan 1890
Bayard Taylor, 11 Jan 1825 - 19 Dec 1878
John Godfrey Saxe, 2 Jun 1816 - 31 Mar 1887
Richard Henry Stoddard, 1825 - 1903
Amelia Ball Coppuck Welby, 3 Feb 1819 - 3 May 1852
William Davis Gallagher, 21 Aug - 27 Jun 1894
Frederick Swarwout Cozzens, 1818 - 1869
Fitz-Greene Halleck, 8 Jul 1790 - 19 Nov 1867
Date
1866
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image: 49.1 × 86.7 cm (19 5/16 × 34 1/8")
Sheet: 68.5 × 95.7 cm (26 15/16 × 37 11/16")
Topic
Printed Material\Book
Costume\Outerwear\Shawl
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table\Writing table
Artwork\Sculpture\Statue
Interior\Architecture
Architecture\Stairs
John Pendleton Kennedy: Male
John Pendleton Kennedy: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Secretary of the Navy
John Pendleton Kennedy: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\University administrator\University trustee
John Pendleton Kennedy: Literature\Writer\Novelist
John Pendleton Kennedy: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Maryland
James Russell Lowell: Male
James Russell Lowell: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University
James Russell Lowell: Literature\Writer\Poet
James Russell Lowell: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine editor
James Russell Lowell: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
James Russell Lowell: Literature\Writer\Essayist
Parke Godwin: Male
Parke Godwin: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper editor
Parke Godwin: Literature\Writer\Magazine article
Parke Godwin: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Parke Godwin: Literature\Editor\Book
George Henry Boker: Male
George Henry Boker: Politics and Government\Diplomat
George Henry Boker: Literature\Writer\Poet
George Henry Boker: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
George Henry Boker: Literature\Writer\Playwright
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Male
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Literature\Writer
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Literature\Writer\Poet
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\College
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Translator
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Literature\Writer\Playwright
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Linguist
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Librarian
Fitz-Greene Halleck: Male
Fitz-Greene Halleck: Literature\Writer\Poet
Fitz-Greene Halleck: Literature\Writer\Satirist
John Greenleaf Whittier: Male
John Greenleaf Whittier: Literature\Writer\Poet
John Greenleaf Whittier: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine editor
John Greenleaf Whittier: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist
Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe: Female
Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist
Frederick Swarwout Cozzens: Male
George Dennison Prentice: Male
George Dennison Prentice: Literature\Writer\Poet
George Dennison Prentice: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper
George Dennison Prentice: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper editor
George Dennison Prentice: Literature\Writer\Biographer
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Male
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Literature\Writer\Poet
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Literature\Writer\Essayist
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Society and Social Change\Transcendentalist
Edgar Allan Poe: Male
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Writer\Poet
Edgar Allan Poe: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine editor
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Literary critic
Edgar Allan Poe: Literature\Writer\Detective
Emma Dorothy E Nevitte Southworth: Female
Emma Dorothy E Nevitte Southworth: Literature\Writer
Margaret Fuller: Female
Margaret Fuller: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper editor
Margaret Fuller: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Teacher
Margaret Fuller: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Translator
Margaret Fuller: Literature\Writer\Essayist
Margaret Fuller: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Feminist
Margaret Fuller: Rulers and Nobility\Aristocrat\Marchioness
John Lothrop Motley: Male
John Lothrop Motley: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Historian
John Lothrop Motley: Literature\Writer\Novelist
John Lothrop Motley: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
John Lothrop Motley: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Linguist
John Lothrop Motley: Literature\Writer\Historical
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.: Male
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.: Health and Medicine\Physician
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.: Literature\Writer\Poet
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\College
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.: Literature\Writer\Magazine article
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.: Literature\Writer\Essayist
James Fenimore Cooper: Male
James Fenimore Cooper: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer
James Fenimore Cooper: Literature\Writer\Magazine article
James Fenimore Cooper: Literature\Writer\Novelist
James Fenimore Cooper: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Consul
Richard Henry Stoddard: Male
Richard Henry Stoddard: Literature\Writer\Poet
Richard Henry Stoddard: Literature\Literary critic
George Wilkins Kendall: Male
George Wilkins Kendall: Literature\Writer
George Wilkins Kendall: Communications\Journalist
William Ellery Channing: Male
William Ellery Channing: Literature\Writer
William Ellery Channing: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Pastor
William Ellery Channing: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist
William Hickling Prescott: Male
William Hickling Prescott: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Historian
William Hickling Prescott: Literature\Writer\Historical
Henry Ward Beecher: Male
Henry Ward Beecher: Literature\Writer
Henry Ward Beecher: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Pastor
Henry Ward Beecher: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Male
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Literature\Writer
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Literature\Writer\Poet
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Communications\Journalist
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Literature\Writer\Playwright
William Cullen Bryant: Male
William Cullen Bryant: Literature\Writer\Poet
William Cullen Bryant: Communications\Journalist
William Cullen Bryant: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper editor
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Male
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Consul\US Consul
Washington Irving: Male
Washington Irving: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Washington Irving: Politics and Government\Diplomat
Washington Irving: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Washington Irving: Literature\Writer\Historical
Catherine Maria Sedgwick: Female
Catherine Maria Sedgwick: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney: Female
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney: Literature\Writer\Poet
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Teacher
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney: Literature\Writer\Magazine article
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney: Literature\Writer\Novelist
George Bancroft: Male
George Bancroft: Literature\Writer
George Bancroft: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Secretary of the Navy
George Bancroft: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Historian
George Bancroft: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
Bayard Taylor: Male
Bayard Taylor: Literature\Writer
Bayard Taylor: Politics and Government\Diplomat
Bayard Taylor: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University
Bayard Taylor: Literature\Writer\Poet
Bayard Taylor: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper
Bayard Taylor: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper editor
Bayard Taylor: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Bayard Taylor: Sports and Recreation\Traveler
George William Curtis: Male
George William Curtis: Literature\Writer
George William Curtis: Communications\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper
George William Curtis: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine editor
George William Curtis: Literature\Writer\Magazine article
George William Curtis: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\University administrator\Chancellor
George William Curtis: Literature\Writer\Essayist
George William Curtis: Education and Scholarship\Orator
Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt: Female
Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater
Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt: Literature\Writer\Playwright
Anna Cora Ogden Mowatt: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Historic preservationist
William Gilmore Simms: Male
William Gilmore Simms: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Alice Cary: Female
Alice Cary: Literature\Writer\Poet
Charles Fenno Hoffman: Male
Charles Fenno Hoffman: Literature\Writer
Charles Fenno Hoffman: Communications\Journalist
John Godfrey Saxe: Male
John Godfrey Saxe: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
John Godfrey Saxe: Literature\Writer\Humorist
Catherine Augusta Kirkland (Green): Female
John Ames Mitchell: Male
John Ames Mitchell: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Frederick Goddard Tuckerman: Male
Frederick Goddard Tuckerman: Literature\Writer\Poet
Philip Pendleton Cooke: Male
Philip Pendleton Cooke: Literature\Writer\Poet
Amelia Ball Coppuck Welby: Female
Amelia Ball Coppuck Welby: Literature\Writer\Poet
William Davis Gallagher: Male
William Davis Gallagher: Literature\Writer\Poet
Richard Henry Dana Sr.: Male
Richard Henry Dana Sr.: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Richard Henry Dana Sr.: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.76.90
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery