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

September 24, 1999 – January 2, 2000

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

2nd Floor, Gallery 203 Floor Plan

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