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Mathew brady grew his business by making portraits of soldiers brady and his staff pioneered photography as a way of documenting the. Here are some camera-ready facts about mathew brady the volume, and a feature profile [pdf] in the inaugural 1851 issue of the photographic art-journal. Photographs before surrealism april 3–july 28, 1968 the museum of modern art mathew b brady (studio of) has 22 exhibitions online 11 works online.