New John Brown article!
I just finished my second article for Smarthistory, this time tackling the life and legacy of John Brown. This was no easy task, but I had a lot of fun putting the many representations of Brown into context.
Augustus Washington, John Brown, daguerreotype, 4 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 7/16 in. (11.4 x 19.7 x 1.1cm), Hartford, Connecticut (National Portrait Gallery)