Portrait of Walt Whitman, around 1870

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Title
Portrait of Walt Whitman, around 1870
Names
Lion, Oscar (Collector)
Collection

Oscar Lion Collection

Portraits of Walt Whitman

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1870 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Topics
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Genres
Photographs
Portraits
Gelatin silver printing-out paper prints
Notes
Content: 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
Citation/reference: Saunders, no. 31
Physical Description
Extent: 15 x 9.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID: 1767
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 725803a0-c5d9-012f-106d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1870: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of Walt Whitman, around 1870" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1870. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ecee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of Walt Whitman, around 1870" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ecee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1870). Portrait of Walt Whitman, around 1870 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ecee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Portrait of Walt Whitman, around 1870