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Date: Between February and May, 1848
Place: New Orleans
Photographer: Unknown
Note: This daguerreotype was made in New Orleans, during Whitman's residence there between February and May 1848, while he worked on the New Orleans Crescent. For more information on this daguerreotype, see Denise B. Bethel, "Notes on an Early Daguerreotype of Walt Whitman," Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 9 (Winter 1992), 148-153.
Type: Daguerreotype (half plate 5-1/2 x 4-1/4 inches, housed in a mahogany-colored passe-partout mount and gilt wall frame)
Credit: Walt Whitman House, Camden, New Jersey
ID: 001

Image 001


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