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Twenty Poems

Illustrated by Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow (American, 1845–1921), Engraved by George T. Andrew (American, 19th century), Engraved by William Baxter Palmer Closson (American, 1848–1926), Engraved by William Jay Dana (American, 1839–1913), Engraved by E. Clement (American, 1880?), Engraved by John Filmer (American, active 1858–1870), Engraved by Nathaniel Orr (American, active 1843–1860), Engraved by F. G. Putnam (American, 19th century), Author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (American, 1807–1882), Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (American, founded in 1880), Printer Riverside Press (American, founded in 1852)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 23.5 x 16 x 1.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1884) 23.5 cm; vii, [8-] 61 pp., plus frontispiece; publisher’s original brown- and gilt-stamped brown cloth.

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1884


Acquired in 1919 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent