Daguerreotype portrait of Walt Whitman

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Names
Lion, Oscar (Collector)
Collection

Oscar Lion Collection

Portraits of Walt Whitman

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1853
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Topics
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Daguerreotypes
Notes
Content : Decoration on verso is identical to that on recto, shown here.

Content : Photographer unidentified, probably Gabriel Harrison.

Citation/reference : Saunders, no. 5

Content : Housed in fitted wooden box.

Citation/reference : Saunders, no. 5 [case]

Content: In plush-lined case with two hook clasps; embossed decoration identical on both sides of case.
Physical Description
Extent: Quarter plate 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (10.8 x 8.3 cm).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID : 1767
UUID: 715ff970-c5d9-012f-f609-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Daguerreotype portrait of Walt Whitman" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ea40-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Daguerreotype portrait of Walt Whitman" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ea40-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Daguerreotype portrait of Walt Whitman Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ea40-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Daguerreotype portrait of Walt Whitman