Md. Historical Society Photographs


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.

Feel free to share these images with proper citation.

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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All photographs were shot by the Hughes Company, not dated (ca. 1918) 8 x 10 inch glass negatives, and are part of the Hughes Company Collection (PP8) at the Maryland Historical Society. 

Ednor Gardens
East 36th Street and Rexmere Road, Baltimore, Maryland

Ednor Gardens
Baltimore, Maryland

Ednor Gardens
36th Street and Ednor Road, Baltimore, Maryland 

Read about the history of Ednor Gardens/Lakeside neighborhood on the Live Baltimore site.

Here is the general vicinity of where these photographs were taken: 

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