In New York City, Mathew Brady's new photographic gallery on Broadway opens to the public
Mathew Brady's new New York gallery opened to the public at Broadway and Tenth Street in the city. Brady's new studios were quickly dubbed the "National Portrait Gallery" for its display, remarkable at the time, of its daguerreotypes and other images of famous Americans. (By John Osborne)
"A Broadway Valhalla - Opening of Brady's New Gallery," New York Times, October 6, 1860.