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Mathew Brady - a book by Wilson, Robert

Mathew Brady

Portraits of a Nation

Mathew Brady( )
Author: Wilson, Robert
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury USA
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $28.00
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In the 1840s and 1850s, "Brady of Broadway" was one of the most successful and acclaimed Manhattan portrait galleries. Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Dolley Madison, Henry James as a boy with his father, Horace Greeley, Edgar Allan Poe, the Prince of Wales, and Jenny Lind were among the dignitaries photographed in Mathew Brady's studio. But it was during the Civil War that he became the founding father of what is now called photojournalism and his photography became an enduring part of...
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