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Topic: history of baltimore maryland

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[Surrey chapel (St. Georges Fields, England) and Independent Church (Baltimore, Md.). Transverse sectional elevations]

[Surrey chapel (St. Georges Fields, England) and Independent Church (B...

Inscribed: "Surrey Chapel, St. Georges Fields, circular building, 78 ft. clear" and "Independent Church - Baltimore, 78 ft. square". In: The Bulfinch sketchbook. Drawing has not been definitively attributed to ... more

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier. Title from item.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived that he was wounded he fell into the arms of a brother officer / G.M. Brighty del. ; Brown sculp.

The death of General Ross, near Baltimore, as soon as he perceived tha...

Print shows Robert Ross, full-length portrait, seated on horse, facing left, mortally wounded, being assisted by another soldier. Title from item. Briggs Coll. 41499.

A view of Fort McHenry, and the entrance of the harbour of Baltimore / drawn from nature & sc. by Richd. Harrison.

A view of Fort McHenry, and the entrance of the harbour of Baltimore /...

Print shows a pastoral scene at the entrance to the harbor at Baltimore with Fort McHenry on the left and some people enjoying the scenery on the right.

Battle Monument as seen from the west door of City Hotel, Baltimore

Battle Monument as seen from the west door of City Hotel, Baltimore

Title from item. Inscription upper right possibly inscription on monument. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory no. 430. (DLC/PP-1995:140.430) Forms part of: John Rubens Smith collection (Library of Congress).

[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, Maryland]

[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, M...

Drawing shows view of monument beyond First Unitarian Church, originally First Independent Church of Baltimore, designed by Maximilian Godefroy, completed in 1818. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed lowe... more

[Blank certificate for donors to the Washington National Monument Society, Washington, D.C.] / Lith. by E. Weber & Co., Baltimore.

[Blank certificate for donors to the Washington National Monument Soci...

Certificate includes vignettes of the proposed Washington Monument with a pantheon and as an obelisk; medallion portrait of George Washington; and Washington's grave at Mount Vernon. The signatures are for Z. T... more

Our country's flag! A new national song

Our country's flag! A new national song

Cover illustration for a patriotic song composed by George F. Cole, copyrighted in 1836. A young American seaman, holding an American flag with his right hand and raising his hat aloft with his left, stands on... more

Baltimore / Swett ; P. Haas sc.

Baltimore / Swett ; P. Haas sc.

Print showing a man leaning on a fence, looking in the direction of Baltimore, Maryland. Title from item. Entered according to Act of Congress by N. Hickman, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Maryla... more

Battle monument, Baltimore / W.H. Bartlett ; H. Griffiths.

Battle monument, Baltimore / W.H. Bartlett ; H. Griffiths.

Print shows "Battle Monument", shaped like a fasces on a tall pedestal and topped with a female figure holding a wreath, on Calvert Street in Baltimore, Maryland. Title from item. Published in: American scenery... more

Baltimore Convention, Old Tippecanoe, a patriotic song

Baltimore Convention, Old Tippecanoe, a patriotic song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a "Patriotic Song. Written, to be sung at Baltimore during the Young Men's Whig Convention" of May 1840. The composer is identified as "a Pennsylvanian." The illustration, l... more

Fanny Elssler and the Baltimoreans

Fanny Elssler and the Baltimoreans

A scornful look at the reception of German ballerina Fanny Elssler in Baltimore. The New York artist ridicules the adulation given the touring performer by the Baltimore public. During her July 1840 visit there... more

The Baltimoreans going the whole ass tail and all

The Baltimoreans going the whole ass tail and all

Caricature of Fanny Elssler, in carriage being drawn by men with ears of jackasses, going to Baltimore. Signed in stone: HB. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print fil... more

The honest statesman, his country's steadfast friend. Harry of the West

The honest statesman, his country's steadfast friend. Harry of the Wes...

Campaign badge produced for the Whig National Convention held at Baltimore in May 1844. A bust-length portrait of Whig candidate Henry Clay appears in an oval, against a backdrop of American flags. The oval is... more

Young men's whig national convention held in Baltimore May 2d 1844. [Campaign badge printed on satin].

Young men's whig national convention held in Baltimore May 2d 1844. [C...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 232, Folder 26.

Leaving French Town, head of Chesapeak Bay, route to Baltimore, July 26, 1846. Elk River

Leaving French Town, head of Chesapeak Bay, route to Baltimore, July 2...

Drawing shows view of the Elk River; in the distance, a sailboat. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:086). Title from item. Alternate title from accompanying caption. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2000:086

Present Presidential position

Present Presidential position

Once again Polk's handling of the Oregon territorial dispute between the United States and Great Britain is criticized. (See "Polk's Dream" and "War! or No War!" nos. 1846-2 and 1846-4). Here the artist seems t... more

The telegraphic candidates

The telegraphic candidates

In a race between the railroad and the telegraph the "telegraphic candidates," Lewis Cass and William O. Butler, are first to the White House. The artist ridicules Zachary Taylor for his hazy stance on major ca... more

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, plans, charts, business & visiting cards..., corner of Market & Light Streets, entrance in Light Street, Baltimore.

Lithographic establishment of Edward Weber & Co. Maps, title pages, pl...

Print shows advertisement for lithographer with ornamental border and scene from Hamlet.

[Lexington market, Baltimore, Maryland]

[Lexington market, Baltimore, Maryland]

Photograph shows people near tables where fruit and flowers are being sold at the Lexington market in Baltimore, Maryland. Title devised by Library staff. On caption card: Photo. by Albertype Co.

Position of the Democratic Party in 1852. "Freemen of America, how long will you be ledd by such leaders"

Position of the Democratic Party in 1852. "Freemen of America, how lon...

A crudely drawn satire bitterly attacking Democratic presidential candidate Franklin Pierce and appealing to the "Freemen of America." The print, possibly executed by a free black, criticizes the Democrats' pla... more

White Mountains in labour

White Mountains in labour

The artist belittles the Democrats' relatively undistinguished choice for presidential nominee in 1852, Franklin Pierce. The cartoon is based on Aesop's fable about the mountain which, being in labor, groaned s... more

Columbia and her rejected suitor

Columbia and her rejected suitor

A fond yet sardonic tribute to the aging Massachusetts statesman Daniel Webster, whose final bid for the Whig presidential nomination was defeated by Winfield Scott in 1852. The artist is wryly critical of the... more

[St. Paul's Church (Baltimore, Maryland). Credence. Elevation and plan]

[St. Paul's Church (Baltimore, Maryland). Credence. Elevation and plan...

Architectural drawing showing a credence as side and front elevations and plan. Blind stamped with seal of Upjohn & Co. Architects. Exhibit loan 4105-L. Item in PR 13 CN 1996:110.7.4

[St. Peter's Church (Baltimore, Maryland). Interior. Perspective. Rendering]

[St. Peter's Church (Baltimore, Maryland). Interior. Perspective. Rend...

Architectural drawing showing church interior as perspective; rendering.

Washington National Monument / drawn by Fred D. Stuart.

Washington National Monument / drawn by Fred D. Stuart.

Print showing a "revised plan of the monument" with specifications and height comparisons to other buildings, as well as the Washington Monument in Baltimore and the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston. Title from i... more

John T. Ford / J.W. Perkins, photographer, No. 211 Baltimore Street, near Charles, Baltimore.

John T. Ford / J.W. Perkins, photographer, No. 211 Baltimore Street, n...

Photograph shows theater manager John Thompson Ford, three-quarter-length portrait, standing, facing front. Title from item. Forms part of: Visual materials from the John Thompson Ford papers. Accession no. PR ... more

[Saint Dennis Post-office, Baltimore County, Maryland]

[Saint Dennis Post-office, Baltimore County, Maryland]

Figures and store fronts on town street. Title inscribed lower right. Inscribed on signs upper left of image: St. Denis [sic] Post Office; Ladies Room. Inscribed lower right: [Rilais?] The inscription "Rilais"... more

Washington. Presidents house / lith. by E. Sachse & Co. Baltimore, Md.

Washington. Presidents house / lith. by E. Sachse & Co. Baltimore, Md.

Print shows a view across the lawn of the north portico of the White House, with a horse-drawn carriage on the drive in front. Title from item. Inscribed in ink on verso: EYM. Inscription on verso probably refe... more

The Methodist : the largest and best paper in the denomination / John A. Gray, Printer, Stereotyper, and Binder, Cor. of Frankfort and Jacob Sts., New York.

The Methodist : the largest and best paper in the denomination / John ...

Print shows a large advertisement for "The Methodist" a denominational newspaper published in New York; includes portraits of Rev. Henry Slicer, D.D., of the East-Baltimore Conference, Rev. George Peck, D.D., o... more

[Civil War envelope showing Zouave soldier with American flag and rifle in front of sign with message "Washington via Baltimore"]

[Civil War envelope showing Zouave soldier with American flag and rifl...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mrs. Anna H. Breed, Weare Center, N.H.; postmarked Dec. 29, Fishersville, N.H.; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Li... more

6th Massachusetts bivouacked in Monument Sq., Baltimore

6th Massachusetts bivouacked in Monument Sq., Baltimore

Photograph shows soldiers of the 6th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment sitting and standing around Battle Monument in Battle Monument Park, Baltimore, Maryland. Title from item. Attributed to Baltimore photograph... more

Rebel Prisoners leaving Baltimore for Fortress Monroe

Rebel Prisoners leaving Baltimore for Fortress Monroe

Prisoners leaving in horse-drawn streetcars, through cheering crowd.

Secession exploded

Secession exploded

This strongly anti-Confederate satire is a fantastical vision of the Union defeat of the secessionist movement. A hideous monster representing secession emerges from the water at left. He is hit by a charge fro... more

"Nick Biddle," of Pottsville, Pa., the first man wounded in the great American Rebellion, "Baltimore, April 18, 1861" / W. R. Mortimer.

"Nick Biddle," of Pottsville, Pa., the first man wounded in the great ...

Photograph shows Nicholas Biddle, an African American Union soldier, in uniform, half-length portrait, facing front. Title from item. Photographer's stamp on verso. Reference copy in BIOG FILE.

Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon of Philadelphia / J. Queen, del. & lith. ; T. Sinclair's Lith., 311 Chestnut St. Phila.

Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon of Philadelphia / J. Queen, del. & ...

Print shows Union troops during the American Civil War disembarking from ferries in Philadelphia, having been transported across the Delaware River from New Jersey. They march in formation toward the Union Volu... more

Arrival of the New York seventy-first regiment at the railroad depot, Washington, D.C. / from a sketch by our special artist.

Arrival of the New York seventy-first regiment at the railroad depot, ...

Wood engraving showing crowd watching regiment gathered at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad station at New Jersey Avenue and C Street in Washington, D.C.

Gen. Lee / Bendann Bros, 205 Baltimore st., Baltimore.

Gen. Lee / Bendann Bros, 205 Baltimore st., Baltimore.

Photograph shows reproduction of portrait of Robert E. Lee originally taken ca. 1850, possibly in a Mathew Brady studio, in civilian clothing and retouched with uniform. Title from item. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; ... more

Camp of the Massachusetts second compy., light artillery at Stewart's Place, Baltimore, Md

Camp of the Massachusetts second compy., light artillery at Stewart's ...

Print shows two scenes: upper scene - soldiers in camp with several horses, wagons, and cannons; lower scene - soldiers riding on horsebacks. 24 U.S. Copyright Office. Associated name on shelflist card: Sachse ... more

A female rebel in Baltimore - an everyday scene

A female rebel in Baltimore - an everyday scene

A female secessionist flaunting her colors in the face of 6 Union troops; at base of Washington Monument. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 Sept. 7), p. 561. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

The sixth regiment of the Massachusetts volunteers firing into the people in Pratt Street, while attempting to pass through Baltimore en route for Washington, April 19, 1861

The sixth regiment of the Massachusetts volunteers firing into the peo...

Print shows troops from the 6th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment firing into an unruly mob of southern sympathizers who are blocking the street. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, ... more

Attack on the Massachusetts 6th at Baltimore, April 19, 1861

Attack on the Massachusetts 6th at Baltimore, April 19, 1861

Men fighting with guns, clubs, stones, etc.

Camp Carroll, Baltimore, Md / Lith. & print by E. Sachse & Co., 104 S. Charles St., Baltimore, Md.

Camp Carroll, Baltimore, Md / Lith. & print by E. Sachse & Co., 104 S....

Print shows bird's eye view of Union encampment on the grounds of Mount Clare, home of the Carroll family. 77 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Publication date based on copyright statement on item. Inscr... more

Camp Millington, Baltimore, Md. 128th Regt. N.Y.V., from Columbia & Dutchess Counties / / Lith. & print by E. Sachse & Co., 104 S. Charles St., Baltimore, Md.

Camp Millington, Baltimore, Md. 128th Regt. N.Y.V., from Columbia & Du...

Print shows bird's eye view of the 128th New York Infantry Regiment encampment.

The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ ...

The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ ...

Print shows the title page of a pocket-sized Bible with opposite a notice from the "Bible House, Baltimore" that identifies the owner of this Bible with the name and address of his next of kin asking that they ... more

A little game of bagatelle, between Old Abe the rail splitter & Little Mac the gunboat general

A little game of bagatelle, between Old Abe the rail splitter & Little...

The contest for the presidency in 1864 is depicted as a game of bagatelle (a game similar to pool) between Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln and Democrat George B. McClellan. Lincoln (left) holds a cue "Bal... more

Election in Baltimore, November, 1862

Election in Baltimore, November, 1862

Satire on corrupt, Union-supervised elections. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 9.

Battle in Baltimore, April 19, 1861

Battle in Baltimore, April 19, 1861

Confederate sympathizers attacking Union soldiers as they change trains in Baltimore, Maryland.

Platforms illustrated

Platforms illustrated

The August 1864 Democratic national convention in Chicago is unfavorably compared to the Republican convention in Baltimore in June of the same year. The artist is especially critical of prominent New York Peac... more

Major-General Manuel Doblado. The soldier's messenger corps. Concordia buildings, Baltimore, Maryland

Major-General Manuel Doblado. The soldier's messenger corps. Concordia...

Three illustrations: Half-length portrait of Major-Gen. Manuel Doblado; a one-armed soldier carrying piece of mail; and street scene in Baltimore, Maryland, with view of the opera house "The Corcordia". Illus. ... more

Arrival of freedmen and their families at Baltimore, Maryland - an every day scene

Arrival of freedmen and their families at Baltimore, Maryland - an eve...

Illustration shows African Americans arriving with their belongs on a street in Baltimore.

Belle of Baltimore Surprise Candy - Sold wholesale by Darby & Co., 325 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Md.

Belle of Baltimore Surprise Candy - Sold wholesale by Darby & Co., 325...

Advertising label illustrated with woman, half-length, holding fan. LOT subject: Confectionery. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Engraving by Harris, Philadelphia. Caption car... more

Fresh oysters--Thos. J. Myer & Co., Baltimore / Lith. by A. Hoen & Co., Balto.
E. Sachse, & Co.'s bird's eye view of the city of Baltimore, 1869.

E. Sachse, & Co.'s bird's eye view of the city of Baltimore, 1869.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 254 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. Vault AACR2

The Great strike--the Sixth Maryland Regiment fighting its way through Baltimore / from a p[hotogr]aph by D. Bendann.

The Great strike--the Sixth Maryland Regiment fighting its way through...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 Aug. 11, p. 617.

F. Klemm's Bock - Baltimore, Md. No. 1

F. Klemm's Bock - Baltimore, Md. No. 1

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Hoen.

Maryland - the South in 1880 - a Sunday afternoon at Fort M'Henry, Baltimore

Maryland - the South in 1880 - a Sunday afternoon at Fort M'Henry, Bal...

People relaxing by cannon in foregrd.; boats on bay in backgrd. Wood engraving after a sketch by Walter Goater. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Supplement, (1880 May 8), p. 166. This record con... more

AntiMasonic Convention in Valdimor [on the] corner-stone march

AntiMasonic Convention in Valdimor [on the] corner-stone march

An illustrated sheet music cover for a march dedicated to the Masons. According to the text the march was performed "at the Ceremony of laying the Corner Stone of the Masonic Temple, Boston." The illustration p... more

Brown & Tierney, general stevedores, Baltimore, Md., U.S.A. and Montreal, Canada

Brown & Tierney, general stevedores, Baltimore, Md., U.S.A. and Montre...

Composite of photoprints of George P. Brown, E. Tierney, and large ships at dock. Baltimore? Photo copyrighted by Shovey. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ph. ... more

[Composite of eight buildings in Washington, D.C.--St. James Hotel, the Ebbitt House, Riggs House, Metropolitan Hotel, National Hotel, The Arlington, Willard's Hotel, and the Baltimore & Potomac R.R. Depot]

[Composite of eight buildings in Washington, D.C.--St. James Hotel, th...

Glaser/Frey Collection of American View Books (Library of Congress) In album, p. 27.

The road to Washington

The road to Washington

Print showing gameboard for a game "The road to Washington" with "Washington" at the top and "Grand Central Depot" near the bottom with connecting routes through the cities of "Philadelphia", "Newark", "Baltimo... more

The rival sandwich-men / Zimmerman.

The rival sandwich-men / Zimmerman.

Illustration shows David B. Hill placing a cap labeled "Gen'l Jones" on an old man's head and handing him a sword labeled "Baltimore Blade"; the old man is wearing a sandwich board that states "Hill & Jones Pol... more

Double horse car used in Baltimore in 1885

Double horse car used in Baltimore in 1885

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frank G. Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Street RR's; Geogr.

Junction of Baltimore Pike and Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, July, 1886

Junction of Baltimore Pike and Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, July, 1886

No. 5448. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The Wreck on the Baltimore and Ohio Road, Washington, D.C. - from a photograph by Bell

The Wreck on the Baltimore and Ohio Road, Washington, D.C. - from a ph...

Print shows a train wreck. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 31, no. 1601 (1887 Aug. 27), p. 608. Title from item.

[Matt Kilroy, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

[Matt Kilroy, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

Phenomenal Smith Old Judge cigarettes.

Phenomenal Smith Old Judge cigarettes.

Cigarette card photograph shows portrait of John Francis "Phenomenal" Smith, born John Francis Gammon, pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, and other teams. Title fr... more

[Matt Kilroy, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

[Matt Kilroy, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Billy Barnie, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

[Billy Barnie, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jack Farrell, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

[Jack Farrell, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Bill Shindle, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

[Bill Shindle, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "Shindel"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[John Harkins, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

[John Harkins, Baltimore Orioles, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

Centre vegetable market

Centre vegetable market

Photograph shows vegetables and fruits displayed along a city street with carts and wagons in background. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Mrs. Gladys G. Wittemann; 1953 June 12. Forms part of the Witteman... more

A. Lincoln showing Sojourner Truth the Bible presented by colored people of Baltimore, Executive Mansion, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1864

A. Lincoln showing Sojourner Truth the Bible presented by colored peop...

Photograph of a painting. R.D. Bayley, Battle Creek, Mich.

A baseball match / Hy. Sandham, Boston 1894.

A baseball match / Hy. Sandham, Boston 1894.

Print shows an 1894 Temple Cup playoff game between the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds (version 3), in New York, as spectators watch from the grandstand; inset with photographic p... more

Fine example of 18th Century interior doorway. Baltimore, Md.

Fine example of 18th Century interior doorway. Baltimore, Md.

Photograph shows interior of house showing fine example of interior doorway; room with oil paintings on wall and side tables displaying tea sets, vases, and other finery; a large full-length portrait of George ... more

The winning team, 1897. Boston versus Baltimore, played at Baltimore

The winning team, 1897. Boston versus Baltimore, played at Baltimore

Photograph shows large crowd of spectators in the stands, sitting on wood fence as well as standing around the perimeter of the baseball field watching the game.

Joe Gans, of Baltimore, the clever young colored lightweight who challenges for the title

Joe Gans, of Baltimore, the clever young colored lightweight who chall...

Joe Gans, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, with fists raised. 49376 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Richard K. Fox, 1898. Supplement to Police Gazette, vol. LXXIII, no. 1098, Saturday 3d, 1898.... more