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Graceland, Elvis Presley’s home in Memphis, has been kept largely as it was when he lived there, from 1957 until his death in 1977. Dining room mirrors reflect a stairway to the private quarters. (© Annie Leibovitz / Contact Press Images from the book Pilgrimage, Random House, 2011 © Annie Leibovitz)

Annie Leibovitz's American Pilgrimage

In a new book and exhibition, the esteemed photographer pursues a passion for history and lets us see familiar icons in a fresh light

Words in Flight

Emily Dickinson
(© Annie Leibovitz / Contact Press Images from the book Pilgrimage, Random House, 2011 © Annie Leibovitz)
Linking Leibovitz to the poet Emily Dickinson, this 19th-century vitrine, at the Amherst Historical Society and Museum in Amherst, Mass., was owned by a friend of Mabel Todd, who edited many of Dickinson’s poems after her death in 1886.

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