A quick “share” today of the news that has been making headlines lately — for I can certainly share in the excitement of the finding, even if I could never spend five years trying to authentic said find!
So a couple of quick links to pass the story on:
- Emily Dickinson Museum – GREAT section on the daguerreotype and its backstory
- The Guardian (UK)
- New York Daily News
- Amherst College – full photo (and its case) of the “new” portrait, and further information about the “old” portrait of Dickinson
After spending the weekend in search of a new Smith of Suttons letter, I can say that all finds — any single find — is important to a researcher. How wonderful that the private collector came forward and revealed this picture to the world!
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NB: some after-thoughts: How wonderful to read that the public is being asked to come forth…
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