From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Walt Whitman, 1887

  • George C. Cox, American, 1851-1902

Platinum print

  • Image: 9 1/8 × 7 3/8 inches (23.2 × 18.7 cm) Mount: 13 × 10 3/4 inches (33 × 27.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund


Photographer's blind stamp on mount, lower left: Copyright 1887 | by George C. Cox

Inscribed, dated in black ink on mount below print: Walt Whitman 1887

1979-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

George C. Cox, Walt Whitman, 1887, platinum print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund, F79.44.