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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

FR016 - Walt Whitman Portrait (by S.A. Schoff), 1860

 Item — Frame FR, Frame: 016
Scope and Contents For the first time the publisher's name appears prominently on the title page. Though the edition was actually published in 1860, the title page asserts that the edition was published in the "Year 85 of The States. / (1860⋏61)," indicating Whitman's decision to use a new American calendar and date his publications from the Declaration of Independence. The book features a new frontispiece engraving of Whitman produced by...
Dates: 1860

FR017 - Walt Whitman Portrait (by William J. Linton), 1871

 Item — Frame FR, Frame: 017
Scope and Contents Date: 1871?Photographer: William J. Linton (engraver) Note: Included here because of its familiarity as a portrait of Whitman; Whitman used it in the 1876 Leaves and wrote a poem, "Out from Behind This Mask," inspired by the engraving: "This common curtain of the face contain'd in me for me . . ./ These burin'd eyes, flashing to you to pass to future time. . . ." When choosing to print...
Dates: 1871

General Lafayette’s Tour of the United States

Identifier: SC MS 0124

This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the arrival of the Marquis de Lafayette in August 1884 at New York to his visit to Norfolk, Virginia in October 1824. Among the newspaper articles are five engravings depicting General Lafayette.

Dates: August-October 1824

Typography Scrapbook

Identifier: SC MS 0259

A scrapbook with assorted samples of typography initial alphabet fonts, head and tail piece ornamentation of wood or copper engraving for the printing press. Some of the samples represent illustrations appearing on Confederate currency but most examples represent Victorian embellishments.

Dates: 1826 - 1883