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[Portrait of Walt Whitman, around 1870.]

Image ID: 437069

[Portrait of Walt Whitman, around 1870.] ([ca. 1870])

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Portrait of Walt Whitman, around 1870.]

Additional Name(s)

: Lion, Oscar -- Collector

Depicted Date

: [ca. 1870]


: Gelatin silver printing-out paper prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 15 x 9.5 cm.


: Housed in a leather bound case with an negative of the same image, and a handwritten letter and envelope from Whitman addressed to Pearsall, dated June 15, 1876. Title stamped in gold on front cover of case : Wet plate negative of Walt Whitman by Pearsall, Brooklyn, 1876, age 57.

Standard Reference

: Saunders, no. 31


: Oscar Lion Collection. / [Portraits of Walt Whitman.]

Source Description

: 18 photographs


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Rare Books Division

Digital ID

: 437069

Record ID

: 252279

Digital Item Published

: 9-9-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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