Md. Historical Society Photographs

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The photograph collection at the Maryland Historical Society spans circa 1848 through present day and contains well over one million items. Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, cartes-de-visite, albumen prints, salted paper prints, acetate negatives, and other historic formats are prevalent. Photographs are part of MdHS's Special Collections Department, H. Furlong Baldwin Library. MdHS is located in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information, see the About page.

Digital reproductions of originals are property of MdHS. For image reproduction and permission info: MdHS Imaging Services.

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Curated by Jennifer A. Ferretti (former Curator of Photographs, MdHS). All views are my own and do not reflect those of the institution.

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Bethlehem Steel CompanySparrows Point, Baltimore County, Maryland1949A. Aubrey Bodine (1906-1970)Bodine Photograph CollectionBaltimore City Life Museum CollectionMaryland Historical SocietyB856(14)6-7 
This incredible photograph shows the Bessemer process in progress. The Bessemer process was the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass-production of steel from molten pig iron. Patented in 1855, the process was named after its inventor, Henry Bessemer.
Bethlehem Steel - Sparrows Point series.
This series was inspired by the recent Sparrows Point news. Take a look at the December 23, 2011 story in the Baltimore Brew: Brew exclusive: Steelmaking has been suspended at Sparrows Point 
(A photograph of Sparrows Point was also requested by one of my Tumblr followers).

Bethlehem Steel Company
Sparrows Point, Baltimore County, Maryland
1949
A. Aubrey Bodine (1906-1970)
Bodine Photograph Collection
Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Maryland Historical Society
B856(14)6-7 

This incredible photograph shows the Bessemer process in progress. The Bessemer process was the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass-production of steel from molten pig iron. Patented in 1855, the process was named after its inventor, Henry Bessemer.

Bethlehem Steel - Sparrows Point series.

This series was inspired by the recent Sparrows Point news. Take a look at the December 23, 2011 story in the Baltimore Brew: Brew exclusive: Steelmaking has been suspended at Sparrows Point 

(A photograph of Sparrows Point was also requested by one of my Tumblr followers).

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