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From: George Robinson <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 15:27:00 -0400
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I'll second that. It seems to me that no author of his era was more
often photographed than MT (perhaps Whitman, who also loved the camera).
I keep a small gallery of MT photos -- mostly postcards -- by my
computer as a sort of inspiration, and this collection is constantly
growing.

George Robinson


Hal Bush wrote:
>
> There is a really swell volume of pictures/photos of Abe Lincoln, ed. by
> Holzer and Neely, called _The Lincoln Image_.
>
> I am trying to locate anything similar for our friend Mark Twain and I am
> failing.  Now it dawns on me that this would really fill a gap in Twain
> scholarship.
>
> Any suggestions?  Does such a volume exist??  I need some ideas in
> particular about how Twain was "pictured" here and esp. abroad during the
> last couple decades of his life (post Huck Finn).
>
> thanks, --Hal Bush
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> Dr. Harold K. Bush
> Assistant Professor
> Dept. of English
> Saint Louis University
> 221 N. Grand Blvd.
> Saint Louis, MO  63103
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