Artist Frederick Gutekunst, American, 1831-1917
Title
  • Walt Whitman
Date 1889
Medium albumen print
Dimensions Sheet: 5 5/8 × 4 1/8 inches (14.3 × 10.5 cm)
Mount: 6 1/2 × 4 1/4 inches (16.5 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Feinberg
Accession Number F1983.277
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Blind stamp, lower right: F. Gutekunst
Printed in black, on mount, lower left: F. GUTEKUNST
Lower right: PHILA- DELPHIA
On mount verso, center: F. GUTEKUNST, | ARCH ST., | PHILADELPHIA
Inscriptions Inscribed, dated in pencil, on mount verso, upper left: Aug 6 1889
In pen and black ink, on mount verso: Walt Whitman | Born at West Hills, N.Y. | [illegible] 1819 | Photograph [illegible] 6th 1889. | Died | at his home | 78 Mickle St | [...] amden, N.J. | Saturday | March 26th 1892.
1984-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)