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    Mathew Brady photographed on July 22 1861. #mathewbrady #civilwar

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    Mathew Brady, Civil War Photographer, 1861. Mathew B. Brady (circa 1822 – January 15, 1896) was one of the most celebrated 19th century American photographers, best known for his portraits of celebrities and his documentation of the American Civil War. He is credited with being the father of photojournalism.

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    <3 American Civil War [Photographer Mathew Brady; one of the most celebrated photographers of the 19th century. He gave us some of the most iconic images of the Civil War.]

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Wikipedia: Mathew B. Brady (ca. 1822 – January 15, 1896) was one of the most celebrated 19th century American photographers, best known for his portraits of celebrities and his documentation of the American Civil War. He is credited with being the father of photojournalism.

Abraham Lincoln by Matthew Brady. A photographer ahead of his time. Too bad so much of his work has been lost. No one wanted to see gory pix of the war when it was over. Some of his glass plates were used to build greenhouses!

Matthew Brady, photographer of many of the Civil war photos that we see today. Revolutionized coverage of war with his photographs. The Civil War was really the first war documented in this way.

Matthew B. Brady the famed Civil War photographer, by Charles Loring Elliott. A gorgeous portrait.

Historic Mathew Brady Studio Camera, circa Early 1860s. Quite possibly the wet plate camera he used to take his iconic photos of Abraham Lincoln! The Brady provenance is iron-clad; it is accompanied by photocopies of original Bankruptcy Court records signed by Brady dating from April 1873 (Brady had filed for bankruptcy), listing this lens with its serial number in an inventory of Brady possessions.

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.

Matthew Brady's Civil War photography is our clearest view of the brutal realities of war

Officers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, especially the gentleman on the far right (Mathew Brady, 1864).

Civil War: Mathew Brady - Civil War Photographer-1861. #genealogy #CivilWar #military

Abraham Lincoln. Photo by Matthew B. Brady dated 1860. Part of an exhibition "Photography and the America Civil War" April 2-September 2, 2013