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Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 12:29:17 -0500
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I think the barechested photo was likely taken by Napoleon Sarony
about the same time he took photos of Clemens and Cable for the Twins
of Genius tour -- a tour in which Clemens gave readings from his
forthcoming book HUCKLEBERRY FINN. Those photos, along with the
barechested photo, are online in this article:

At the time, Sarony was noted for taking photos of actors in various
stage poses.