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Author photo. Photo circa 1875 <br>(Brady-Handy Photograph Collection,<br> LoC Prints and Photographs Division, <br>LC-DIG-cwpbh-03798)

Photo circa 1875
(Brady-Handy Photograph Collection,
LoC Prints and Photographs Division,

Mathew Brady (1823–1896)

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Mathew Brady was one of the most famous 19th century American photographers. He's best known for his portraits of Abraham Lincoln and other notables of the day, as well as his documentation of the U.S. Civil War.
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