Photograph of Mathew Brady after Bull Run


Mathew Brady on July 22, 1861 after he returned from Bull Run. Image is a full (head to foot) studio portrait; Brady wears a straw hat, shirt, pants and long duster coat. The hilt of a sword sticks out from under the coat at Brady's waist. Inscription on image: "Photo taken July 22, 1861, Brady - the Photographer returned from Bull Run;" on the card below the photo "M.B. Brady, Wash. D.C."; and on the back: "Brady's National Portrait Gallery and Museum of Historical Photography, Pa Ave. & 13th, Washington, D.C." The photo is in sepia tone; edges are scalloped and gold-edged all around.

Date Made: 18611861-07-22

Maker: Brady's Photographic Studio

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Civil War


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2002.0131.01Catalog Number: 238Accession Number: 2002.0131

Object Name: photograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 16.5 cm x 10.2 cm; 6 1/2 in x 4 in


Record Id: nmah_996643

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