Celebrate the bicentennial of Whitman's birth in 2019 ! Find short quotes and inspiring quotations from poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892) printed with dozens of portraits and candid images of Whitman over the years in Brooklyn, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and his home in Camden, New Jersey. ❋
Whitman was intrigued by the introduction of daguerreotypes, which were popular before the Civil War, and the advent of photography in the 1850s. He loved to have his photo taken and went to portrait studios wherever he went. ❋
I celebrate myself, and sing myself
And what I assume you shall assume
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.