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Title: Old Fellows

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: Around 1889

Source: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Transcribed from digital images of the original item.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.03430

Contributors to digital file: Lauren Grewe, Ty Alyea, Nicole Gray, and Matt Cohen



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  • Old Fellows
Tennyson
Carlyle
Brougham
Elias Hicks
Jefferson
Victor Hugo
Aaron Burr
De Lesseps
Voltaire
Franklin
Whittier
Palmerston
Marshal de Mac Mahon, the 16th of 17 children
Washin Irving
Geo. Ticknor
Bryant
Geo. Catlin
Bancroft
Albert Pike
Cassius Clay
Henry Shaw of St Louis

Y[et?] mMy 71st year has arrived and this arrives: the fifteen is my picture in it. the immediate past Fifteen months nearly all of illness or half-illness—until a tolerable good day (Aug: 6 1889) and, ^convey'd by I ^was ^have been carriaged across went over to Philadelphia, convey'd by Dr B. and Ed W. (how sunny and florid ^fresh and good look'd the river, the people, the vehicles, and Market ^and Arch streets!) and had have sat for this photo, wh' satisfies me




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