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Mathew Brady and the Image of History by Mary Panzer with an essay by Jeana K. Foley. While Mathew Brady is best known today for his photographic documents of the Civil War, his contemporaries admired him for his portraits. This book charts the most productive years of his career, beginning with his emergence in 1844 as a daguerreotypist in New York. Hardcover.

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