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.

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Shofer’s Furniture [building] fire. Baltimore, MarylandNot datedPhotograph by Robert Kniesche (1906-1976)4x5 inch black and white negativeKniesche Collection, ca. 1920-ca. 1970Maryland Historical SocietyPP79.504 
This photograph was not dated by the photographer but based on information from Firehouse.com, if this is the same fire as the one listed in this report, this fire occurred in 1953 at 930-938 Charles Street in South Baltimore. 

Shofer’s Furniture [building] fire. 
Baltimore, Maryland
Not dated
Photograph by Robert Kniesche (1906-1976)
4x5 inch black and white negative
Kniesche Collection, ca. 1920-ca. 1970
Maryland Historical Society
PP79.504 

This photograph was not dated by the photographer but based on information from Firehouse.com, if this is the same fire as the one listed in this report, this fire occurred in 1953 at 930-938 Charles Street in South Baltimore. 

Notes

  1. chrisanium reblogged this from marvelousbolton
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    This looks like a classic Aubrey Bodine photograph, but who is Robert Kniesche?
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  4. givetoahero reblogged this from mdhsphotographs and added:
    Cool old-timey firefighting photo from Baltimore.
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