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.

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

Feel free to share these images with proper citation.

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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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Great Baltimore Fire of 1904
Baltimore, Maryland
1904
Unidentified photographer
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Collection
Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Maryland Historical Society 
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It’s my birthday today so I thought I would post one of my favorite subjects depicted in many MdHS photographs - the Great Fire of 1904. 

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    aftermath photographs blow my mind.
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    It almost looks like a model. It seems surreal…especially for
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    Great Fire Baltimore, Maryland 1904 B&O Collection Baltimore City Life Museum Collection Maryland Historical Society
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    perfect fucking reference photo for my project. too late. fuck my. life
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