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Mathew Brady photographs President Polk

Mathew B. Brady, detail
02/14/1849
President James Polk became the first sitting president to be photographed when he posed for Mathew Brady in Brady's New York City studio. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 462.

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