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Mathew B. Brady
[Brady's Daguerrean Gallery]
Daguerreotype, 1/2 plate
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
DAG no. 030, LC-USZ62-109858 DLC (b&w film copy neg. post-1992)
An interior view of reception gallery, showing ladies and gentlemen in groups, conversing and looking at work of studio, which is displayed on walls. In distant background, seen through entrance to another room, is operator standing beside camera. Apparently from original drawing by unknown artist, reproduced as woodcut in Brady's advertisements in Norton's Literary Gazette for 1854 and elsewhere.