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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Baltimore Bicycle ClubBaltimore, Marylandca. 1898Photographer unknownLarge Photographs CollectionMaryland Historical Society[Accession 63054] 

Baltimore Bicycle Club
Baltimore, Maryland
ca. 1898
Photographer unknown
Large Photographs Collection
Maryland Historical Society
[Accession 63054] 


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