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
Decorative Arts--Silver; Object
Shepherd, Thomas
Silver creamer with repousse foliate decoration by Thomas Shepherd.
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
1981.80.2


Decorative Arts--Silver; Object
[Grecian]
Silver tea caddy. Grecian, after classical design of Jean Claude Baptiste Odiot, Engraved EP.
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Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact imagingservices@mdhs.org
1959.118.34


Decorative Arts--Silver; Object
Matching round footed silver trays with Patterson crest.
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1959.118.32ab


Decorative Arts--Silver; Object
Crouch, John and Hannam, Thomas
Round silver tray by John Crouch and Thomas Hannam, London.
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1783
1959.118.31


Decorative Arts--Silver; Object
Silver tankard from the Eleanor Cohen Collection.
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1959.63.1


Teapot
Decorative Arts--Silver; Object
Silver and wood teapot marked by John Walraven, from Baltimore.
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ca. 1795
1938.7.19


Chocolate pot
Decorative Arts--Silver; Object
Continental
Silver chocolate pot. Gift of Miss Annie Allen Richardson from Louisville, Kentucky.
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1938
1938.3.1


Decorative Arts--Silver; Object
Fletcher & Gardiner
Silver vegetable tureen by Fletcher & Gardiner from the Commodore John Rodgers Silver Collection.
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1935.34.2


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts; Quilts--Baltimore album
Baltimore Album Bedcover.
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1851
1997.14.1


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts
Ellicott, Martha
Crazy Quilt by Martha Ellicott. Earliest crazy quilt known to exist.
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1839
1996.39.5


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts; Samplers
Haines, Sarah Elizabeth
Sampler by Sarah Elizabeth Haines.
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Unknown
1996.14


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts; Quilts--Baltimore album
Baltimore Album quilt. Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Richard H. Green
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Unknown
1994.9.1


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts; Quilts--Baltimore album
Baltimore Album crazy quilt.
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ca. 1848
1988.101.1


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts;
Conkling, Olivia Hardesty Kirk
Crazy quilt by Olivia Hardesty Kirk Conkling.
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ca. 1884
1987.110.3


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts; Sampler
Bird, Amelia Jane Foster Cobb
Pieced and appliqued mathematical star quilt by Amelia Jane Foster Cobb Bird.
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ca. 1845
1983.18


Crazy Quilt
Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts
Lloyd, Kate Henry
Victorian Crazy Quilt by Kate Henry Lloyd
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ca. 1880
1979.32.1


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts
Simon, Mary
Album quilt by Mary Simon with multicolored appliqued design.
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ca. 1852
1979.29.1


Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts; Quilts--Baltimore album
Baltimore Album quilt.
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1852
1979.29.1


Crazy Quilt
Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts
Unknown
Crazy quilt made by grateful patient of Dr. Charles O
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ca. 1855
1974.31.1


Crazy Quilt
Decorative Arts-Fiber; Crafts
Musselman, Hiram D.
Crazy quilt by Mrs. Hiram D. Musselman.
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Unknown
1948.3.1


Games