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Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Daniel F. Tiemann

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05188.03 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: New York? Type: Photograph Date: 1850 ca. Pagination: 1 carte de visite ; 8.2 x 5.3 cm. with mount ; 21.6 x 13.9 cm.

Modern print of carte de visite by Brady-NY, tucked into slits on mount, with note of F.H. Meserve. Inscribed on mount: "Daniel F. Tiemann, mayor of New York. From a negative of M.B. Brady. The Collection of F.H. Meserve."


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