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Item 470 - Walt Whitman Catalog 543 (Jan 2019)

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Description


Large and bold ink signature, "Walt Whitman, Dec: 8 1885," on an off-white 4 x 2.25 card; the original description noted that it is also signed on the reverse by Mary Davis, Whitman's companion and caretaker towards the end of his life, now obscured by the frame. Handsomely double-matted and framed with a portrait and biographical plaque to an overall size of 20.75 x 16.5. In fine condition. A large and boldly penned example of Whitman's desirable autograph.

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