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.

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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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Oyster Shucking OperationInspector John F. EarnshawBaltimore, Marylandca. 1914-1915Photograph by Arthur J. Olmstead, U.S. Department of AgricultureArthur J. Olmstead Collection, Maryland Historical SocietyPP133.2

Oyster Shucking Operation
Inspector John F. Earnshaw
Baltimore, Maryland
ca. 1914-1915
Photograph by Arthur J. Olmstead, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Arthur J. Olmstead Collection,
Maryland Historical Society


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