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Mathew Brady photographs President Polk

Mathew B. Brady, detail
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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