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    Walt Whitman Photograph Signed. Measuring 4.5" x 5.75", this wonderful, sepia 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." Mounted to a backing sheet to an overall size of 4.5" x 7.5". The photograph is buckling through the middle and at the upper edge. Uneven 1.5" tear at the left edge and an additional small tear at the right edge. Spots of scattered staining. Small holes along the upper edge. Backing sheet is heavily chipped, the upper left corner is detached.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2013
    11th Thursday
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