Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The poet and philosopher in an 1857 portrait.
A drawing of Emerson by Samuel Worcester, made around 1878.
The philosopher in his later years.
A photo of Emerson next to the original manuscript of his poem "Monadnoc."
Emerson's home in Concord, Massachusetts.
A photograph of Emerson's personal office. Check out that library!
Emerson's grave in Concord, Massachusetts.