Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne (1809–1871), one of the famous Peabody sisters of Salem and later Nathaniel Hawthorne’s wife, was an accomplished artist and illustrator. Our collection holds materials related to Sophia and the Peabody family, including correspondence, paintings, illustrations, and other works.
Sophia Peabody Hawthorne
The Courtship of Miles Standish and Other Poems, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, First Edition, Sophia Hawthorne Copy, 1858
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