The street is still called Brady, but it's now in honor of photographer Mathew Brady
. The street signs are topped with signs that read, "Reconciliation Way." The district is called the Tulsa Arts District.
Charles H Traub, photographer and educator, School of Visual Arts Mathew Brady
's 1860 photograph of Abraham Lincoln is likely the first truly mass-distributed image during a political campaign.
Shooting Lincoln: Mathew Brady
, Alexander Gardner, and the Race to Photograph the Story of the Century is a remarkable history of Civil War era journalism, and the ferocious competition between two skilled photographers.
The fine detail produced by the daguerreotype process could render exquisitely clear images, and the most adept daguerreotypists such as Jeremiah Gurney and Mathew Brady
were able to command a premium for their images of the American elite.
The most famous of these Scottish itinerants is the Paisley-born Alexander Gardner, who moved to New York in 1856, and who worked for Mathew Brady
and, later, was attached to the Army of the Potomac and responsible for some of the most haunting images of the American Civil War.
Of over 1,400 Civil War photographers, Mathew Brady
is by far the most famous.
, the Civil War photographer who died this week (Jan.
In this biography of Civil War photographer Mathew Brady
, author Wilson, editor of The American Scholar, argues that Brady was the single most important person in 19th-century American photography.
Usually an assistant operated the camera, but if you were lucky, Mathew Brady
, a small, bushy-haired Irishman with a pointed beard and a big nose, might step into the room at the last moment and arrange your pose.
The exhibition features groundbreaking works by Mathew Brady
, George N.
After working in Scotland as a jeweller and newspaper editor, his work as a portrait photographer took him to New York in 1856 and the headquarters of America's best known photographer at the time, Mathew Brady
and his gallery.
During the visit to Washington, both Mathew Brady
and Alexander Gardner photographed Red Cloud.