President Ulysses S. Grant
Original Author: Brady-Handy Collection
Created: Between 1869 and 1885
Medium: Glass-plate photographic print

President Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant sits for a half-length photographic portrait between 1869 and 1885. This glass-plate image is part of the Brady-Handy Collection of negatives at the Library of Congress. The collection combines the work of Mathew B. Brady and his nephew Levin D. Handy, who ran several photographic studios in Washington, D.C. The majority of the negatives are portraits taken during and after the Civil War, but the collection also includes views of Washington, D.C.