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Walt Whitman, between 1887 and 1888

  • Thomas Cowperthwaite Eakins, American, 1844-1916

Albumen print

  • Image: 3 5/8 × 4 3/4 inches (9.2 × 12.1 cm) Mount: 7 × 8 1/2 inches (17.8 × 21.6 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Feinberg

F78.108

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Albumen process
  • Photographic paper
  • Window
  • House
  • Portrait
  • Author
  • Essayist
  • Poet
  • Man
  • Chair
  • Table (support furniture)
  • Albumen print
  • United states
  • Seated
  • Male portrait
  • Whitman, walt

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

Carr, Carolyn Kinder. "A Friendship and a Photograph: Sophia Williams, Talcott Williams, and Walt Whitman." The American Art Journal 21, 1 (1989): 2-12, p. 2 (ill.). Thomas Eakins: His Photographic Works. Exh. cat., Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Philadelphia, 1969, no. 110, fig. 45 (as "Eakins, Walt Whitman. Second floor bedroom in Whitman's Camden house.").

Thomas Cowperthwaite Eakins, Walt Whitman, between 1887 and 1888, albumen print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Feinberg, F78.108.