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
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PaintingsMining the Museum (exhibit)

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Works on paper, Drawing--Architectural, Drawing--Competitions, Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.), McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811
McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811
Elevation of the back front, plan of the lower floor, No. 2. United States Capitol drawing competition, 1792.
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1792
1976.88.45


Works on paper, Drawing--Architectural, Drawing--Competitions, Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.), McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811
McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811
Plan of the second floor and elevation of the principal front, No. 1. United States Capitol drawing competition, 1792.
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1792
1976.88.47


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Landscape, Landscape--Water, Latrobe Family, Virginia.
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
Sketch of Washington's Island, James River, Virginia. Work on paper by Benjamin Henry Latrobe. April 14, 1796.
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1796
1960.108.1.1.33


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Landscape, Latrobe Family
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
Sketch on the Appomattox at Bizarre. Pencil drawing by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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1960.108.1.2.3


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Landscape, Latrobe Family, Landscape--Water
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
View from the porch of Rippon Lodge. Watercolor on paper by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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1960.108.1.2.7


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Landscape, Latrobe Family, Virginia., Houses
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
Hors du Monde, the home of Colonel Henry Skipwith, Cumberland County, Virignia. Watercolor by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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1796
1960.108.1.2.4


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Landscape, Latrobe Family, Landscape, Houses, Mount Vernon (Va.)
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
Sketch from memory showing the effect of Mount Vernon on approaching the place from the west on the road from Colchester. Drawing by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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1960.108.1.2.12


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Landscape, Latrobe Family, Houses, Mount Vernon (Va.)
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
View of Mount Vernon looking to the north. July 17, 1796. The portico faces to the east. Watercolor by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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1796
1960.108.1.2.13


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Landscape, Latrobe Family, Houses
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
"View From the Window of My Chamber at Tremoulet's Hotel, New Orleans…" Watercolor by Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Sketchbook 14, number 13.
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1960.108.1.14.13


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Animals
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
Male and female dolphins. Piece of skin enlarged. Work on paper by Benjamin Henry Latrobe. July 17-18, 1796.
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1796
1960.108.1.1.8


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, Works on paper, Landscape, Landscape--Water, Maritime, Latrobe Family, Norfolk (Va.)
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
View of Norfolk from [Smith's] Point. Work on paper by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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1960.108.1.1.28


Works on paper; Know-Nothing Party; Political cartoons.
Unknown
Anti Know-Nothing Political Cartoon. Watercolor, pen, ink, and graphite on cotton by unknown artist.
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ca. 1859
1996.31.1


Works on paper
Elicott, Anne Brook (Mrs. Thomas Tyson)
Bird Drawings. Watercolor on cr
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ca. 1951
1996.39.3.0


Works on paper; Washington (D.C.); Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820; Churches and synagogues; Latrobe Family
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
St. John's Church, Washington, D.C. Drawing on paper by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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ca. 1815


Baltimore (Md.)--Fire, 1904.; Works on paper; Baltimore (Md.)
Unknown
Baltimore Fire Year 1904. Drawing on paper by unknown artist.
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ca. 1904
2003.2


Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820; Works on paper; United States. President; Portrait male--Occupation--Politician; Latrobe Family
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
Sketch of Thomas Jefferson. Pencil on paper by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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1802
1953.73.2


Business and industry; Works on paper; Baltimore County (Md.); Architecture--Exterior; Drawing--Architectural
Godefroy, Maximilian, 1765-1840.
The Union Manufactories of Maryland on Patapsco Falls, Baltimore County. Ink on paper drawing by Maximilian Godefroy.
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ca. 1815
1934.2.1


Works on paper; African American history; Slavery.
Unknown
Escape by night. Pen and ink over graphite on cream tracing paper by unknown artist.
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ca. Late 19th Century
1950.122.5b


Works on paper; Drawing--Architectural; Architecture--Exterior; Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820; Banks and banking; Latrobe Family
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
The Bank of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia. Pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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1798
1897.1.5


Works on paper; Baltimore (Md.)
Moale, John
View of Baltimore Town in 1752. Painted from memory on paper by John Moale.
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ca. 1752
1845.1.1


Games