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A New American Poet

The iconic engraved portrait of 37-year-old Whitman in the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass.

Leaves of Grass

The cover of the 1883 edition of Whitman's famous book.

Elder Poet

Whitman in an 1887 photographic portrait by George C. Cox.

Elderly Whitman

The poet at home in Camden the year before his death.

Emerson's Letter

An image of Emerson's famous letter of congratulations to Whitman.

Whitman and Doyle

A Civil War-era photograph of Whitman and Peter Doyle, one of his lovers.

Walt Whitman House

Whitman's home on Mickle Street in Camden, New Jersey.

Tomb

Walt Whitman's grave at Harleigh Cemetery in Camden.

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