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Notes on an Early Daguerreotype of Walt Whitman

Author: Denise B Bethel

  • Notes on an Early Daguerreotype of Walt Whitman

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    Notes on an Early Daguerreotype of Walt Whitman

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Abstract

Offers evidence that the well-known early daguerreotype of Whitman frequently cited as the poet's earliest known photograph "was not taken in New York, but in New Orleans, and thus can be dated precisely to that period of February to May, 1848."

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Bethel, D. B., (1992) “Notes on an Early Daguerreotype of Walt Whitman”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 9(3), 148-153. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1327

Rights: Copyright © 1992 Denise B Bethel

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01 Jan 1992
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