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