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Eugene L'Africain, 1859 - 1892
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Notman Photographic Company, active 1878 - 1927
John Greenleaf Whittier, 17 Dec 1807 - 7 Sep 1892
Ralph Waldo Emerson, 25 May 1803 - 27 Apr 1882
John Lothrop Motley, 15 Apr 1814 - 29 May 1877
Nathaniel Hawthorne, 4 Jul 1804 - 19 May 1864
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 27 Feb 1807 - 24 Mar 1882
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., 29 Aug 1809 - 7 Oct 1894
Amos Bronson Alcott, 29 Nov 1799 - 4 Mar 1888
James Russell Lowell, 22 Feb 1819 - 12 Aug 1891
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz, 28 May 1807 - 14 Dec 1873
Collotype on paper
Image: 55.2 x 43.9 cm (21 3/4 x 17 5/16")
Sheet: 64.9 x 53.3 cm (25 9/16 x 21")
James Russell Lowell: Male
James Russell Lowell: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University
James Russell Lowell: Literature\Writer\Poet
James Russell Lowell: Journalism and Media\Magazine editor
James Russell Lowell: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
James Russell Lowell: Literature\Writer\Essayist
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
John Greenleaf Whittier: Male
John Greenleaf Whittier: Literature\Writer\Poet
John Greenleaf Whittier: Journalism and Media\Magazine editor
John Greenleaf Whittier: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Abolitionist
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Male
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Literature\Writer\Poet
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Literature\Writer\Essayist
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Society and Social Change\Transcendentalist
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.: 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
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz: Male
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz: Literature\Writer
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz: Science and Technology\Scientist
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Historian
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz: Science and Technology\Scientist\Naturalist
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz: Science and Technology\Scientist\Earth scientist\Geologist
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Zoologist
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Male
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Literature\Writer\Novelist
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Consul\US Consul
Amos Bronson Alcott: Male
Amos Bronson Alcott: Literature\Writer
Amos Bronson Alcott: Education and Scholarship\Educator
Amos Bronson Alcott: Religion and Spirituality\Mystic
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National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
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National Portrait Gallery