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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

Contributors to digital file: Alex Kinnaman, Stefan Schöberlein, Ian Faith, Kyle Barton, and Nicole Gray



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Art Department.
HARPER & BROTHERS,
FRANKLIN SQUARE, NEW YORK.

July 25, 1885.

Dear Sir:

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.

Yours truly,
Charles Parsons
Sup't Art Dep't, for E.D.W.

Walt Whitman, Esqre.


Correspondent:
Charles Parsons (1820–1910) was the art superintendent of Harper & Brothers periodical publications.


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