Antique CDV Photograph J.G. Whittier Poet Abolitionist
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Lot 620315 Details
This antique Carte de Visite photograph is a studio shot of influential American poet John Greenleaf Whittier. He was one of the Fireside Poets, a Quaker, and well known as an abolitionist of slavery. The size of the photo is standard, 2 1/2 x 4 inches. Its condition is excellent, with clear image, and a small mark in the upper right. He is identified in pencil on the back. The reverse side also has the name of the studio in Boston. * * This is a great period photo of an influential American poet.