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Mathew B. Brady

Mathew B. Brady, self-portrait, circa 1875
Born 1822
Warren County, New York, U.S.A.
Died January 15, 1896(1896-01-15) (aged 73)
New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Occupation Photographer, photojournalist
Nationality  United States
Spouse(s) Juliette Handy Brady


Mathew B. Brady (1822 – January 15, 1896) was one of the most celebrated 19th century American photographers, best known for his portraits of celebrities and the documentation of the American Civil War. He is credited with being the father of photojournalism.[1]


  1. Horan, James D. (1988-12-12). Mathew Brady: Historian With a Camera. New York: Random House. ISBN 0517001047 .

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