Lincoln’s Contemporaries

When:
May 13, 2016 – January 1, 2018 all-day
2016-05-13T00:00:00-04:00
2018-01-02T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
National Portrait Gallery
Washington
DC
USA

by Mathew Brady Studio

The National Portrait Gallery showcases 20 portraits by Civil War photographer Mathew Brady depicting famous figures from President Lincoln’s time. Subjects ranging from P. T. Barnum to inventor Samuel Morse and clergyman Henry Ward Beecher reflect the diversity of American cultural and intellectual life during the era.