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.

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Pearl Bailey in her dressing roomca. 1946Paul S. Henderson (1899-1988)4x5 inch acetate negativePaul Henderson Photograph CollectionMaryland Historical SocietyHEN.00.A2-247
Pearl Bailey (1918-1990) was an actress and singer who made her Broadway debut in 1946. Bailey’s title role in the all-African American production of Hello Dolly! in 1968 won her a Tony Award.

Pearl Bailey in her dressing room
ca. 1946
Paul S. Henderson (1899-1988)
4x5 inch acetate negative
Paul Henderson Photograph Collection
Maryland Historical Society
HEN.00.A2-247

Pearl Bailey (1918-1990) was an actress and singer who made her Broadway debut in 1946. Bailey’s title role in the all-African American production of Hello Dolly! in 1968 won her a Tony Award.

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