Congressman Benjamin Butler
Original Author: Brady-Handy Collection
Created: ca. 1870–1880
Medium: Wet collodion glass-plate negative

Congressman Benjamin Butler

Benjamin Butler, congressman from Massachusetts and a former Union general, sits in profile for this glass-plate portrait that is part of the Brady-Handy collection at the Library of Congress, a collection which includes approximately 10,000 negatives from the Mathew B. Brady and Levin C. Handy photographic studios in Washington, D.C.