Mathew B. Brady (American, born Ireland, 1823?–1896 New York)
Salted paper print from glass negative
Image: 47.1 × 38.5 cm (18 9/16 × 15 3/16 in.)
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in blue pencil on print, verso TL: "21 // Edw Everett // 1771"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "219"
Frederick Hill Meserve Collection; [Paul Katz, North Bennington, Vermont, June 10, 1984]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York
Everett is best known for his long oration preceding Lincoln's at Gettysburg. He was also a minister, a Congressman, a president of Harvard, Secretary of State, and in 1860, a vice-presidential candidate.