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1923 Print Walt Whitman House Birth West Hills Long Island New York TMM1

1923 Print Walt Whitman House Birth West Hills Long Island New York TMM1

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This is an original 1923 halftone print of Walt Whitman's birth home in West Hills, Long Island, New York. Walt Whitman, famous poet and author of "Leaves of Grass," is remembered for his poetry and for his love of Abraham Lincoln. The caption begins, "'On the broad and beautiful farmlands,' of his fathers, at West Hills, near Huntington, Long Island, Walt Whitman was born a century and four eyars ago. His father, a wood-cutter and carpenter, brought the buxom daughter of a Dutch-American neighbor as a bride to this comfortable clapboarded farmhouse in 1816...'" Photography by Sherrill Schell.

CONDITION

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 5.5 x 8.5 inches; 14 x 22 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)

Keywords specific to this image: poem, yard, architecture, household, homestead

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