HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW Signed Photograph.
American poet. Best known for 'The Song of Hiawatha'. Carte de visite photograph, circa. 1855, by the London Stereoscopic Company. Signed on mount below image.
In fine condition.
Photographs signed by Longfellow are rare.
From a 19th century album compiled by Maj.-Gen. Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson (1810-1895) and his wife Louisa Caroline Harcourt Rawlinson (nee Seymour). Sir Henry Rawlinson was a British politician and Orientalist, sometimes described as the Father of Assyriology.