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.

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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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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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