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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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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