A tall, slender young man, with a full blonde beard and pompadour hair and the keenest of eyes is J. W. Alexander, whose portraits of prominent men adorn the magazines. He is still very young. He is going to make a portrait of Mr. Whitman, who will probably give a sitting to-daytoday.
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