Walt Whitman, ca. 1889

  • John White Alexander, American, 1856-1915

Collotype on paper

  • Sheet: 7 7/8 × 6 inches (20 × 15.2 cm) Mount: 9 × 6 3/4 inches (22.9 × 17.1 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Feinberg

F1983.280

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Collotype
  • Photomechanical processes
  • Portrait
  • Author
  • Essayist
  • Poet
  • Man
  • Bust
  • Three-quarter view
  • Collotype
  • United states
  • Male portrait
  • Paper
  • Whitman, walt

Signed in plate, lower left: JWA [W underlined] In pencil, on mount, lower right: John W. Alexander

Inscribed, printed in black, on mount, upper right: Copyright Berlin Photographic Co

1984-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Saunders, Henry S. Whitman Portraits. Toronto, 1992, no. 106 (ill.).

after John White Alexander, Walt Whitman, ca. 1889, collotype on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Feinberg, F1983.280.