Lincoln's Contemporaries

  • Portrait Gallery 8th St NW & F St NW Washington, DC 20001

This exhibition features Mathew Brady’s portraits of twenty celebrities—from showman P.T. Barnum and inventor Samuel Morse to musician Teresa Carreño and clergyman Henry Ward Beecher—who reflect the diversity of American intellectual and cultural life during Lincoln’s presidency. May 13-May 12, 2019.