SIGNED CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE ABOLITIONIST & POET JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER
WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF. (1807-1892) American Quaker poet and ardent abolitionist. Carte-de-Visite Photograph Signed, “John G. Whittier”, under his image on the photographic surface. No place, no date, but Massachusetts, circa 1869. Whittier is depicted in a full-face, bust pose, facing right. Image by “Curries & Jones / Amesbury and Salisbury, / Mass[achusetts]” with their imprint on the verso. Pencil notation on verso indicates the image was received May 1st, 1869. Ex-James Lowe collection. Very fine condition.