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.

For information on how to get started, take a look at the About page.  Use or reproduction of MdHS images without permission is not permitted. For more information, see the Terms of Use page. For reproductions or permission to use images, please visit the Rights and Reproductions page

Browse by subject using these links or enter a term in the search boxes below (scroll down for results):

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

Works on Paper

Emigration & immigrationMaritimePrints
Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), PP3, Numbered Collections
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
Northwest corner of Baltimore Street and Harrison Street.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1890
PP3.32


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), PP3, Numbered Collections, Rowhouses, Houses
Hughes, James F.
Rowhouses on west side of Calvert Street, between Chase Street and Biddle Street. Baltimore, Maryland. Photograph by James F. Hughes.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1890
PP3.37


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), PP3, Numbered Collections, Rowhouses, Houses, Transportation--Horse-drawn wagons
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
Corner of Cathedral Street and Centre Street.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
PP3.40


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), PP3, Numbered Collections, Rowhouses, Houses, Transportation--Horse-drawn wagons
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
1119 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland. January, 1892.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1892
PP3.42


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), PP3, Numbered Collections, Rowhouses, Houses
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
John Street, Baltimore, Maryland.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1868-1920
PP3.46


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), PP3, Numbered Collections, Rowhouses, Houses
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
Corner of Charles Street and Preston Street, Baltimore, Maryland.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
PP3.85


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), PP3, Numbered Collections, Rowhouses, Houses
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
Residence of David Stewart, Esq., Baltimore, Maryland. February 5, 1887.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1887
PP3.91


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), PP3, Numbered Collections, Rowhouses, Houses
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
Taney House. Lexington Street and Saint Paul Street, Baltimore, Maryland.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
PP3.92


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, PP3, Numbered Collections, Rowhouses, Houses, Historic homes, Landscape
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
Hoffman House stable.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
PP3.144


Architecture--Exterior, Architecture, Photographs, Baltimore (Md.), PP3, Numbered Collections
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
East Baltimore Street doorway with steps.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
PP3.16


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore (Md.)--Churches and synagogues, African American history, Churches and synagogues, PP3, Numbered Collections
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
First Colored Baptist Church. 525 North Caroline Street, Baltimore, Maryland. Corner of North Caroline Street and McElderry Street. (Formerly Z24.1956)
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
PP3.22


Photographs, Architecture--Exterior, Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore (Md.)--Churches and synagogues, Churches and synagogues, PP3, Numbered Collections
Wilson, John Appleton, 1851-1927
Maryland Avenue Presbyterian Church. Baltimore, Maryland.
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
PP3.25


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.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
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.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
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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.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
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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.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
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.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
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.
For more information, please contact the Museum Department: museum@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1796
1960.108.1.2.13


Street scene, Street scene--Urban Landscape, Photographs, Baltimore (Md.)--Business and Industries, Baltimore (Md.), Baltimore (Md.)--Buildings, structures, etc., Civil rights.
Unknown
Read's Drugstore, ca. 1940. Subject Vertical File (Baltimore--Drugstores).
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
ca. 1940
None [SVF]


Landscape, Photographs, Allegany County (Md.), Houses
Unknown
View of Knobby Mountains. Cumberland, Maryland. Subject Vertical File (Allegany County--Views--Cumberland).
For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: special_collections@mdhs.org
Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1890
None [SVF]


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