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Our Great Authors
Thomas S. Sinclair, c. 1805 - 1881
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 27 Feb 1807 - 24 Mar 1882
Henry Theodore Tuckerman, 1813 - 1871
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., 29 Aug 1809 - 7 Oct 1894
William Gilmore Simms, 17 Apr 1806 - 11 Jun 1870
Fitz-Greene Halleck, 8 Jul 1790 - 19 Nov 1867
Nathaniel Hawthorne, 4 Jul 1804 - 19 May 1864
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 27 Feb 1807 - 24 Mar 1882
William Hickling Prescott, 4 May 1796 - 28 Jan 1859
Nathaniel Parker Willis, 20 Jan 1806 - 20 Jan 1867
Washington Irving, 3 Apr 1783 - 28 Nov 1859
James Kirke Paulding, 22 Aug 1778 - 6 Apr 1860
Ralph Waldo Emerson, 25 May 1803 - 27 Apr 1882
William Cullen Bryant, 3 Nov 1794 - 12 Jun 1878
John Pendleton Kennedy, 25 Oct 1795 - 18 Aug 1870
James Fenimore Cooper, 15 Sep 1789 - 14 Sep 1851
George Bancroft, 3 Oct 1800 - 17 Jan 1891
Lithograph on paper
Image: 52.5 x 76.5 cm (20 11/16 x 30 1/8")
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Printed Material\Book
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Equipment\Walking stick\Cane
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Rug
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
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
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Male
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Literature\Writer\Poet
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Literature\Writer\Essayist
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Society and Social Change\Transcendentalist
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.: Male
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.: Medicine and Health\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
William Hickling Prescott: Male
William Hickling Prescott: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Historian
William Hickling Prescott: Literature\Writer\Historical
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Male
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Literature\Writer
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Literature\Writer\Poet
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Journalism and Media\Journalist
Nathaniel Parker Willis: Literature\Writer\Playwright
William Cullen Bryant: Male
William Cullen Bryant: Literature\Writer\Poet
William Cullen Bryant: Journalism and Media\Journalist
William Cullen Bryant: Journalism and Media\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
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
Henry Theodore Tuckerman: Male
Henry Theodore Tuckerman: Literature\Writer\Poet
Henry Theodore Tuckerman: Literature\Writer\Biographer
Henry Theodore Tuckerman: Literature\Writer\Essayist
Henry Theodore Tuckerman: Literature\Literary critic
Henry Theodore Tuckerman: Literature\Writer\Travel
James Kirke Paulding: Male
James Kirke Paulding: Literature\Writer\Poet
James Kirke Paulding: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Secretary of the Navy
James Kirke Paulding: Literature\Writer\Novelist
William Gilmore Simms: Male
William Gilmore Simms: Literature\Writer\Novelist
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National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
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National Portrait Gallery