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“Ah! what tales might those pictures tell if their mute lips had the power of speech!”

G.F.E. Pearsall, [Walt Whitman], September 1872 (24.2004) Attributed to J. C. Tarisse, [Walt Whitman], ca. 1869 (2010.41.3) “W. always objected to sending out these pictures because the photographer has immodestly painted the cheeks. N.J. 1908” (Written on verso) Whitman disapproved … Continue reading

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Weegee Wednesdays: “There should be suthin deep between us…”

April is the craziest month, photographing Lilacs out in the dead land, archiving Memory and desire, preserving Dull roots with spring rain… If April is National Poetry month and if it’s a Weegee Wednesday, then this must be a post … Continue reading

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