Half-woman on table illusion.
Walt Whitman, 1879. With Harold Johnston. This is a cropped version of Kurtz’s photo of Whitman with “Kitty” (Katherine Devereux) and “Harry” (Harold Hugh) Johnston. Kitty has been doctored out and a clutch of grass added to Harry’s hand. A child said “What is the grass? fetching it to me with full hands.”
Brady’s Album Gallery. No. 605. Group of President Lincoln, Gen. McClellan, and Suite, at Headquarters Army of Potomac, previous to reviewing the troops and the Battle-Field of Antietam, 3d Oct., 1862.
Carrie F. Young, MD. 1884. First woman to receive a medical diploma in California. Also a suffragette. She is likely holding her diploma.
Henry S. Tanner, M.D. of Minneapolis, Minn. After he had fasted 16 days, in Clarendon Hall, New York City. Tanner fasted 40 days in NYC in 1880. Tanner Spring in Central Park is named for him. He drank from there during his fast.
The West Fitchburg Star, Prof. J.F. Ryder, Great Novelty Artist. He is pictured with his limberjacks. An Albert melodeon is on the floor.
The Old Leather Man. Taken at Fisher’s Mill, Straddle Hill, Middletown, Ct. See The Old Leather Man by Dan W. DeLuca.
Three men in costume. Two of the men appear to wear blackface and are attendants to the seated man.
Walt Whitman, photo’d from life, Sept., ’72, Brooklyn, N.Y. Frontispiece to Two Rivulets, Author’s Edition, Camden, NJ, 1876.