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Irving and his Literary Friends

Title
Washington Irving and His Literary Friends at Sunnyside
Artist
Thomas Oldham Barlow, c. 1824 - 1889
Copy after
Christian Schussele, 16 Apr 1824 - 1879
Felix Octavius Carr Darley, 23 Jun 1822 - 27 Mar 1888
Publisher
Irving Publishing Company
Sitter
Washington Irving, 3 Apr 1783 - 28 Nov 1859
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., 29 Aug 1809 - 7 Oct 1894
Nathaniel Hawthorne, 4 Jul 1804 - 19 May 1864
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 27 Feb 1807 - 24 Mar 1882
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
Date
1864
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image: 51.8 x 78.5 cm (20 3/8 x 30 7/8")
Sheet: 66 x 91.5 cm (26 x 36")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number
NPG.67.89
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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National Portrait Gallery Collection