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A request


Does any reader have a scan of this picture of William Butler Yeats? I’ve seen it on some versions of the complete works of Yeats, but the only version I can find online via GIS is 404ing and is small (~300×300). Also, does anyone know the providence of the photo? Email me at john dot lynch at gmail dot com if you have any leads. Thanks.


  1. #1 Ick of the East
    September 29, 2006
  2. #2 Colst
    September 29, 2006

    Large version (the tiff) and information here:

    YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER. Photograph. Copyrighted by Pirie MacDonald 1933 Feb. 7.
    Location: Biographical File
    Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-87604
    Note: Copyright not renewed.

  3. #3 John McKay
    September 29, 2006

    You can also purchase a high resolution version from Getty Images.

    Image 3172379

  4. #4 John Lynch
    September 30, 2006

    That was quick!

    Thank you, thank you, thank you.

  5. #5 keiths
    September 30, 2006

    Hi John,

    The word you’re looking for is “provenance”, not “providence”.

    Agent K
    Internet Diction Police

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