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Mathew Brady's Portraits: Images as History, Photography as Art

September 26, 1997 – January 4, 1998

Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

Location: 1st Floor, Gallery 121B

Some 100 photographs survey the work of 19th-century American photographer Mathew Brady (c.1823-1896), from early daguerreotypes to majestic Imperial photographs to the tiny carte de visites produced by the millions during the Civil War.

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