Walt Whitman, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front, with his nurse Warren Fritzenger, standing, and a pile of logs behind him, on the wharf, probably near his Mickle Street house in Camden 1890
Yokohama, 1890's. Nectarine (No 9) Brothel, Yokohama. Gorgeously dressed prostitutes are standing in the windows of the Nectarine brothel in Yokohama, a world-famous house of prostitution also known as No.9 or Jimpuro (新風楼, occasionally romanized as Jinpuro or Shinpuro). Until the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, Jimpuro was one of the top brothels of the city.
Immensely skilled poet Walt Whitman resembling, with his lanky beard and well creased face, Father Time in a portrait that was snapped just a year before this fascinating man passed away (in 1892). #1800s #Walt_Whitman #poet #Victorian #portrait #19th_century #old #man