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Walt Whitman with 'Kitty' and 'Harry,' c. 1878


February 21, 2019


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This photograph was taken by William Kurtz in New York City in July 1878.

Written on the back of this photograph reads, "Walt Whitman with 'Kitty' (Katharine Devereux) and 'Harry' (Harold Hugh) Johnson, children of John H. and Amelia F. Johnston."

Walt Whitman, photographed by W. Kurtz, 1878

Reprinted from the Whitman Archive and the University of Virginia, Alderman Library

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