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Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Album of 200 cartes de visite, most by Brady. [word processed inventory available]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04609 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: [various places] Type: Photograph Date: 1865 ca. Pagination: 200 photographs + album 26.8 x 20.8 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04609 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: [various places] Type: Photograph Date: 1865 ca. Pagination: 200 photographs + album 26.8 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: Album with "A.A." initials embossed on front knob. Includes images of Lincoln, Mary Lincoln (2), Lincoln's Cabinet, generals, writers, freed slaves, prisoners of war, Confederate leaders, etc. Lacks one clasp. Due to album's fragility, pages removed from album 6/97 and boxed as album pages. 50 pages with four cartes per page, most labeled in a contemporary hand (and sometimes humorously, as in Jefferson Davis). Another copy of the New Orleans freed slaves is in GLB 75.

Background Information:

People: Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Women's HistoryEnslaved Children of New OrleansEnslaved peoplePhotographyCivil WarPresidentFirst LadyLincoln's CabinetLiterature and Language ArtsFreemenEmancipationSlaveryAfrican American HistoryConfederate General or LeaderPrisoner of WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion General

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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