Provenance: Whitman family photograph album assembled by the poet's sister Hannah (Mrs. Charles H. Heide) who lived in upstate New York and Burlington, Vermont. (5) " /> [WHITMAN, Walt]. Four cabinet photographs of Walt Whitman and one photograph of his mother, all from the poet's sister's family photograph album. V.p., 1860s-1880s. <I>Overall sizes 160 x 100 mm to 162 x 127 mm, most with soiling; cloth folding case.</I> Comprises: (1) Photograph of the poet's mother Louisa Whitman (1795-1873), reproduced from a daguerreotype, <I>image 90 x 70 mm</I>, 1860s, illustrated in Gay Wilson Allen, <I>The Solitary Singer</I>, New York, 1955, at p.174; Photograph of Whitman by Henry Ulke & Bro., Washington [1871], <I>oval image 115 x 90 mm</I>, photographer's imprint on verso, Saunders 34; Photograph of Whitman by Sarony, New York [1879], <I>image 150 x 105 mm</I>, photographer's imprint at bottom margin, Saunders 37.1; Another, almost identical, photograph by Sarony, <I>145 x 100 mm</I>, photographer's imprint at bottom margin; Photograph of Whitman reproduced on front of <I>4-page, small 8vo</I>, program of "Walt Whitman's Seventieth Birthday, May 31, 1889, Morgan's Hall, Camden, N.J." <I>Provenance</I>: Whitman family photograph album assembled by the poet's sister Hannah (Mrs. Charles H. Heide) who lived in upstate New York and Burlington, Vermont. (5) | Christie's