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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