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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Patterson Park observatory (shows policemen) 
Hampstead Hill, Patterson Park, Baltimore
ca. 1895-1900
Unidentified photographer
5 x 7 inch glass negative
Baltimore City Life Museum Collection
Maryland Historical Society
MC2156

Full image and detail. Click to enlarge.

Now known as the Pagoda, this impressive tower was designed in 1890 by Charles H. Latrobe. Read more about the Pagoda on the Friends of Patterson Park website, including when you can visit the Pagoda in person. The top provides one of the best views of the city. 

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