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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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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Wells and McComas MonumentEast Monument Street and North Aisquith Street (Old Town), Baltimore, Maryland1900-1901Frank W. Youse4 x 5 inch glass negativeBaltimore City Life Museum CollectionMaryland Historical SocietyMC2706 .3
Read about who Daniel Wells and Henry McComas were and what they did during the War of 1812 on the Monument City blog (one of my favorite blogs about Baltimore history).
The area today looks dramatically different than the photo from 1900-1901: 
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Wells and McComas Monument
East Monument Street and North Aisquith Street (Old Town), Baltimore, Maryland
1900-1901
Frank W. Youse
4 x 5 inch glass negative
Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Maryland Historical Society
MC2706 .3

Read about who Daniel Wells and Henry McComas were and what they did during the War of 1812 on the Monument City blog (one of my favorite blogs about Baltimore history).

The area today looks dramatically different than the photo from 1900-1901: 


View Larger Map

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