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    Walt Whitman Photograph Signed. Measuring 4.25" x 7", this fantastic sepia-toned silver gelatin photograph was taken in Brooklyn in September 1872 by G. F. E. Pearsall when the poet was fifty-three years old. Whitman, who is heavily bearded, is seen seated, leaning on a table to his left. Signed at the lower right corner: "Walt Whitman / born May 31 / 1819." There is some silvering in the darkened areas. The right edge has been reinforced causing a noticeable line in the photograph and in the "n" in Whitman.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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