MATHEW BRADY - PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE CIVIL WAR
"Mathew Brady was an early American adopter of the daguerrotype, the first commercially viable form of photography, which was brought to America by Samuel Morse. When the Civil War started, he became the first photojournalist."
~ By Kat Eschner - smithsonian.com - May 18, 2017
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