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
Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891; Latrobe Family; Maryland (Liberia : County); Landscape
Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891
View of Cape Palmas, Maryland in Liberia by John H.B. Latrobe. Taken from a sketch by Dr. Samuel F. McGill in 1835/36.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1835
1885.3.1


Paintings; Portrait male; Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820; Peale Family (artists); Latrobe Family
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
Bust portrait shows Benjamin H. Latrobe facing left, wearing wire-rimmed glasses. He has short, curly brown hair, and wears black jacket, and white stock and shirt. Oil on canvas by Rembrandt Peale.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1815
1981.15


Manuscripts; Manuscripts--Pictorial works; Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820; Latrobe Family
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820.
New Orleans, March 8, 1819. [Drawing of tombs.] Benjamin H. Latrobe Journal V, February 27, 1819 through March 9, 1819 (Number 20).
Public use restricted to photocopies. For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: specialcollections@mdhs.org
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1819
MS2009


Plan of Camp
Manuscripts; Manuscripts--Pictorial works; Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820; Latrobe Family
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820.
Plan of Camp sketch by Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Journal XV, 1796-1820.
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1809
MS2009


Washington, George, 1732-1799.; Manuscripts; Manuscripts--Pictorial works; Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820.; Latrobe Family
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820.
Sketch of General Washington by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
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July 16, 1796
MS523


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts; Latrobe Family; Samplers
Latrobe, Juliana
Sampler by Juliana Latrobe.
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July 1813
1955.92.1


Games