Francis Preston Blair
Original Author: Brady-Handy Photograph Collection
Created: 1870s
Medium: Wet collodion glass-plate negative

Francis Preston Blair

Francis Preston Blair, an influential nineteenth-century journalist and advisor to U.S. presidents Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln, is the subject of this glass-plate photographic portrait taken in the 1870s. Blair was either approaching or in his eighties when this image was made.

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