Item #338375 Phototype portrait of Walt Whitman, bearded, in soft hat and open collar shirt and jacket. Walt Whitman, Frederick Gutekunst.
Phototype portrait of Walt Whitman, bearded, in soft hat and open collar shirt and jacket
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Phototype portrait of Walt Whitman, bearded, in soft hat and open collar shirt and jacket.

Philadelphia: Gutekunst, late 1880s.

1 vols. 8vo. Oval matting to 6 x 4 inches, masking some mild toning to outer edges of image from an earlier frame. Attractively framed and glazed (12 x 9 inches overall) Item #338375

An attractive image of the good grey poet.
In his day books, Whitman recorded receiving photographs from Philadelphia portraitist Gutekunst in March 1880. This is a later phototype of the portrait, dated to the later 1880s from a signed example in the Berg Collection at NYPL. The image also appears as the frontispiece in the 1889 pocket edition of Leaves of Grass.

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