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Charles Parsons to Walt Whitman, 25 July 1885

 loc.02270.001_large.jpg 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.  loc.02270.002_large.jpg  loc.02270.003_large.jpg  loc.02270.004_large.jpg

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

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