Gallery: Portraits of Edgar Allan Poe


Pratt daguerreotype, 1849


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Pratt daguerreotype, 1849
This daguerreotype of Poe was made by William Pratt approximately 3 weeks before Poe died, in 1849. Poe, arguing that he was not suitably dressed, was coaxed upstairs and photographed. Poe was 40 years old.

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