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A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist

September 24, 1999 – January 2, 2000

Museum: Portrait Gallery

Location: 2nd Floor, Gallery 203

On view are some 30 daguerreotypes by Augustus Washington (b. 1820 or 1821), including the earliest known image of abolitionist John Brown.

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