David Bendann Photograph Collection, 1969.26 – Baltimore City Life Museum Collection

Maryland Historical Society
Special Collections Department
201 West Monument Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
410-685-3750 x359; specialcollections@mdhs.org

David Bendann Photograph Collection, 1969.26

1902, not dated

BALTIMORE CITY LIFE MUSEUM COLLECTION

Finding Aid

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Processing note: Processed by Damon Talbot, September 2017.

Collection Origin

Collection was donated to Peale Museum in 1969 from Mrs. Maurice Bendann, daughter in law of David Bendann; Acc# 1969.26. In 1997 the Peale/Baltimore City Life Museums closed due to lack of funding. Their collections were transferred to the Maryland Historical Society in 1998.

Scope and Content

The David Bendann Photograph Collection consists of three boxes of 33 glass and film negatives taken by Baltimore photographer and artist David Bendann . There are a few self portraits of Bendann. Most of the photographs are unidentified portraits or photographs of paintings or lithographs, including portraits of George Washington, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson.

Container List

Description

Date

Format

Image ID

Box

Notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unidentified portraits [Photographs of a paintings]

not dated

5x7 film negatives

1969.26.01 - .13

Box 1

 

"Saco House Maine"

not dated

8x10 film negative

1969.26.14

Box 2

 

"Homewood" by S.H. Ward [Photograph of a painting]

not dated

8x10 film negative

1969.26.15

Box 2

 

Unidentified portrait of a man

not dated

8x10 film negative

1969.26.16

Box 2

Negative damaged - channeling

Unidentified portrait of a man

not dated

8x10 film negative

1969.26.17

Box 2

 

Unidentified portrait of a man in academic robes [Photograph of a painting]

not dated

8x10 film negative

1969.26.18

Box 2

 

David Bendann [posing in front of a painting]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.19

Box 2

 

David Bendann 

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.20

Box 2

 

View of Nassau Hall, Princeton, NJ [Photograph of a lithograph]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.21

Box 2

 

"The Birthplace of Washington" by Currier and Ives [Photograph of a lithograph]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.22

Box 2

 

"Birthplace of Robert Fulton," Philadelphia [Photograph of a lithograph]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.23

Box 2

 

Unidentified portrait of a man [photograph of a Bachrach studio photograph]

1902

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.24

Box 2

 

Robert E. Lee [Photograph of a photograph]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.25 - .26

Box 2

 

David Bendann [Labeled "portrait of Joseph Blair" on original negative sleeve]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.27

Box 2

 

George Washington [Photograph of a painting]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.28

Box 2

 

"Locust Point" [Photograph of a section of a lithograph by A. Hoen & Co.]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.29

Box 2

 

General Order No. 9 [Surrender letter of Robert E. Lee - Photograph of the letter]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.30

Box 2

 

David Bendann

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.31

Box 3

Broken negative

Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson [Photograph of a painting]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.32

Box 3

Broken negative

"Merchant Ship Paul Siemen," by M. Macpherson  [Photograph of a painting]

not dated

8x10 glass negative

1969.26.33

Box 3

Negative cracked

Games