Brigham Young, Governor ca.1853

                                                                                            Portrait by William Warner Major

         Daguerreotype of Brigham Young, ca. 1853-1854

attributed to Marsena Canon








Oil Painting by W.W. Major ca.1853

After photography became widely used, artists could copy a photograph which cut down on the amount of time a subject needed to sit for his portrait.  It's certain that Major used this crutch.