Title: Charles Parsons to Walt Whitman, 25 July 1885
Date: July 25, 1885
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Location: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Whitman Archive ID: loc.02270
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HARPER & BROTHERS,
FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK.
July 25, 1885.
We wish to publish your portrait in Harper's Weekly. Will you please say where we can get a good recent photograph? We would prefer one without the hat.
Sup't Art Dep't, for E.D.W.
Walt Whitman, Esqre.
Charles Parsons (1820–1910) was the art superintendent of Harper & Brothers periodical publications.