Walt Whitman Signed Photograph
Item Number: 13784
The greatest of 19th-century American poets, best known for his first book of poetry, Leaves of Grass. He remains the nation’s great celebrator and affirmer of democracy, freedom, the self, and the joys of living. Sepia signed frontispiece photograph removed from Whitman’s book Two Rivulets (1876). Photo was taken in September 1872 by Brooklyn photographer George E. Frank Pearsall and measures 4"x6". Bold black ink signature "Walt Whitman," adding, "born May 31 1819" beneath. In very good condition.