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Date: Around 1866
Place: Washington, D.C.
Photographer: Mathew Brady
Note: Whitman recalled that this was one of Anne Gilchrist's favorite photos, though Whitman worried about "a suspicion of theatricality in it." "I have no great admiration for the picture myself," Whitman noted; "it is one of many, only—”not many in one: the sort of picture useful in totaling a man but not a total in itself." The photo, Whitman said, "is not permanent—”will not last: it is too self satisfied."
Type: Print
Credit: Ohio Wesleyan University, Bayley Collection
ID: 020

Image 020


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