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Walt Whitman, 1887

A portrait of Walt Whitman in 1887. Whitman was born in 1819 and died in 1902. You can see other pictures of him on AncientFaces but this photo reminds me of Santa Claus!

Walt Whitman was a famous American poet and journalist, perhaps best known for his poetry collection "Leaves of Grass."

Photocourtesy of the Library of Congress, George C. Cox ... show more

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Doesn't Walt Whitman look a bit like Santa Claus?
Jan 20, 2012 12:24 pm reply
I love "Leaves of Grass" and often wish I could have met Walt Whitman.
May 15, 2012 8:29 am reply
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Walt Whitman, 1887

Walter "Walt" Whitman

Mini-biography
Born: May 31, 1819
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Walter "Walt" Whitman at 68 years old