New York: Sarony, 1860s. Original document. Head and shoulders sepiatone image of Whittier in coat with velvet collar and brass toggles, white beard and hair, staring at the camera. Gilt-stamped below the image, "Sarony, 680 B'way." Written in pencil on the black verso, "Whittier" [not an authentic signature]. Very Good. Item #040310
Whittier (1807-1892) was an American Quaker poet, known best for his anti-slavery writings in the cause of abolition.