Md. Historical Society Photographs

Starting in circa 1850, the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) photographic collection contains well over one million items including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, cartes-de-visite, albumen prints, salted paper prints, acetate negatives, and more. Photographs are part of MdHS's Special Collections Department, H. Furlong Baldwin Library.

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Curated by Jennifer A. Ferretti (former Curator of Photographs, MdHS). I am not an MdHS employee and in no way represent the institution. All views are my own.

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Hotel Kernan, interior, art gallery[306-312 West] Franklin Street near Howard Street Baltimore, Marylandca. 1915Hughes Company8 x 10 inch glass negativeBaltimore City Life Museum CollectionMC6995 Hotel Kernan is now an apartment building named The Congress. It was built in 1906 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 
This photograph makes me wonder what happened to all of these pieces of art as well as what the gallery has turned into. 

Hotel Kernan, interior, art gallery
[306-312 West] Franklin Street near Howard Street 
Baltimore, Maryland
ca. 1915
Hughes Company
8 x 10 inch glass negative
Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
MC6995
 
Hotel Kernan is now an apartment building named The Congress. It was built in 1906 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 

This photograph makes me wonder what happened to all of these pieces of art as well as what the gallery has turned into. 

Notes

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  2. adamferriss said: Is this place right around the corner from the MdHS? I thought I remembered seeing it while walking to Trinacria (which I miss dearly).
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