• Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe 1848

    Edgar Allan Poe

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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Did You Know?

Drawing of Poe on gray background

Edgar Allan Poe characterized Elizabeth Barrett Barrett [Browning] as “the most glorious woman of her age—the queen of all female poets.”