Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) and Wife Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe (1822-1847)

On the left is a photo of Edgar Allan Poe, an American short-story writer, poet, critic, and editor, famous for his cultivation of mystery and the macabre in stories such as "The Raven." On the right is a painting of his thirteen-year-old cousin, Virginia, who married him in 1834, when they took out a marriage license. Virginia died of tuberculosis in 1847. Poe died of alcoholism two years later.

Date:
1845 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
MES19908
Height:
1861px
Width:
1559px
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