This is an original 1923 halftone print of Walt Whitman's home on Mickle Street in Camden, New Jersey. Walt Whitman, famous poet and author of "Leaves of Grass," is remembered for his poetry and for his love of Abraham Lincoln. The caption writes, "Whitman at the age of sixty-five became the delighted possessor of a two-story 'shanty' of his own. George W. Childs, the Philadelphia philanthropist, lent him the money, which he repaid little by little. Here came friends humble and great to pay him homage..."
This 88+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 3.25 x 5.5 inches; 8 x 14 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This piece was illustrated by Horter, Earl. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Earl Horter, house, home, homestead, household, poem, literature, author