Collections Online

Welcome to the Maryland Historical Society’s Collections Online Database. Browse through both Museum Department collections and the Special Collections Department of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library by subject or by medium. Here you will see paintings, photographs, manuscripts, decorative arts pieces, lithographs, and more.

With well over one million items housed at MdHS, this database contains merely a fraction of what can be found in the combined collections. Information contained in the records of the Collections Online Database is subject to change as a result of ongoing research.

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American Civil WarAfrican American HistoryPhotographs
War of 1812Women's HistoryBenjamin Henry Latrobe
PaintingsMining the Museum (exhibit)

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
War of 1812, 1812-1815; Baltimore (Md.); Lithographs, Prints
Hill, J.
View of the Spot Where General Ross Fell Near Baltimore. Published by M. Carey and Sons, Philadelphia. Engraved by J. Hill. Included in McCauley, E15.
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H92


Prints, War of 1812, 1812-1815, Lithographs; Patapsco Neck, Battle of, Md., 1814
Unknown
First View of the Battle of Patapsco Neck dedicated to those who lost their friends in defence of their country. September 12, 1814. References to locations of fourteen regiments in bottom margin. Engraving.
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ca. 1814
H86


Prints, American Civil War, 1861-1865; Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Riots.
Virtue & Co. (publishers)
Massachusetts Militia Passing Through Baltimore. Published by Virtue & Co. Publishers, N.Y. F.O.C. (Felix Octavius Carr) Darley and F.F. Walker.
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1861
H254


Prints, American Civil War, 1861-1865; Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Baltimore (Md.), Riots.
Currier & Ives (publishers)
The Lexington of 1861. Published by Currier & Ives.
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ca. 1861
H247


Prints, Lithographs, Maps, Hambleton Print Collection, Baltimore (Md.)
Plan of Baltimore in 1729 containing 600 acres divided into 60 lots. Hambleton Print Collection.
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ca. 1823
H10


Prints, Baltimore (Md.), Lithographs, Baltimore (Md.)--Aerial views., Hambleton Print Collection, Monuments, Baltimore (Md.)--Buildings, structures, etc., Baltimore (Md.). Mount Vernon, Washington Monument--Baltimore (Md.)
E. Sachse & Co.
View of Baltimore City. Drawn from nature on stone by E. Sachse & Co., 1850. Lithograph, printed in colors.
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1850
H13


Prints, Baltimore (Md.), Lithographs, Baltimore (Md.)--Aerial views., Hambleton Print Collection, Landscape, Landscape--Water
Moale, John (sketch); Strickland, William (engraving)
Baltimore in 1752. Engraved by William Strickland, 1817. Sketch made by John Moale, Esq., corrected by Daniel Bowley Esq. Aquatint, some impressions hand colored.
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1817
H16


Baltimore (Md.), Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Landscape, Landscape--Water; E. Sachse & Co.; Maritime, Prints
E. Sachse & Co.
Baltimore and Southern Packet Company's Steampship Tennessee, 1200 tons. William B. Hudgins, Commander. Running between Baltimore and Charleston. Lithograph drawn on stone and printed in colors by E. Sachse & Co.
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ca. 1850
H73


Prints, Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, Clubs and organizations, E. Sachse & Co.
E. Sachse & Co.
To the Brethren of I.O.O.F. This print representing the distinguishing characteristics of Odd Fellowship Benevolence, is respectfully dedicated to the Author. Lithograph and print by E. Sachse & Co., 1859.
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1859
H82


Prints, Lithographs, Hambleton Print Collection, A. Hoen & Co., Houses, Churches and synagogues
A. Hoen & Co.
Stone Chapel, Pipe Creek, ca. 1855. T.C. Ruckle; Lithograph by A. Hoen & Co. Built, 1783 re-built in 1800. Took the place of Strawbridge Log Chapel.
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ca. 1855
H129


Prints, Lithographs; Transportation, Trains; Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
Hunckel
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad forming the Central link of the Great National Route between East & West. Colored promotional poster by Hunckel. Hambleton Print Collection.
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1850
H445


Lithographs; Calvert Family, Prints, Hambleton Print Collection, Etching
Sir George E. Calvert with autograph and seal of John Thane. Lithograph by unknown artist. Hambleton Print Collection.
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H175


Lithographs; Maritime, Prints
Unknown
Yacht 'Ross Winans'. Lithograph by unknown artist.
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ca. 1866
H170


Prints, Washington, George, 1732-1799.; Lithographs; American Revolutionary War, 1775-1783
E. Sachse & Co.
George Washington in prayer at Valley Forge. Lithograph by E. Sachse & Co.
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H150A


War of 1812, 1812-1814; Lithograph; Havre de Grace (Md.)
Charles, William, 1776-1820
Hambleton Print Collection. Admiral Cockburn Burning and Plundering Havre de Grace on the 1st of June 1813. Hand colored etching on laid paper by William Charles.
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ca. 1813
H151


Cemeteries; Lithographs, Prints
E. Weber & Co.
Entrance to Green Mount Cemetery for the Monthly Budget. Lithograph by E. Weber & Co.
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ca. 1848
H120


Work on paper; History--United States--War of 1812, War of 1812, 1812-1815
Unknown
The Battle Monument, Baltimore, September 22, 1831. Pencil sketch on paper by unknown artist. Hambleton Print Collection.
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ca. 1831
H137


Bridges and viaducts; Lithographs, Prints
Endicott & Sweet, Graphic Hall
Hambleton Print Collection. Carrolton [sic] viaduct, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Lithograph by Endicott and Sweet.
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January 7, 1831
H116


African American history; Suffrage; Lithograph; Celebrations and parades
Metcalf & Clark, Publishers
The Result of the 15th Amendment and the rise and progress of the African race in America and its final accomplishment, and celebration on May 19th A.D. 1870. Published by Metcalf & Clark.
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ca. 1870
H85


War of 1812, 1812-1815; Lithograph; Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.)
Bower, J. sc.
Hambleton Print Collection. A view of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry. Color Aquatint by J. Bower, sc.
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ca. 1814
H89


Games