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Street scene. 400 block, East Baltimore Street, Baltimore.
Subject:Baltimore Street, Business, Theater-Movie, Theater, Baltimore Theatre, Street scenes, Photographs, Baltimore (Md.), Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Architecture, Buildings, structures
Description:Street scene. 400 block, East Baltimore Street, Baltimore. Shows the Gayety Theatre, 403-405 East Baltimore Street. Also shows the Hearst Tower which housed the Baltimore News-American (also known as The Tower Building, originally built by the Maryland Casualty Company), National Central Bank, Frank and COmpany Clothes, automobiles, and streetcar tracks. Julius Anderson Photograph Collection. Gelatin silver print.
Date of Original:ca. 1920-1930
Collection:Julius Anderson Photograph Collection, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, Special Collections Department
Type/Size:Photographic print, 8 x 10 inch (20.32 x 25.4 cm)
Restrictions:For more information, please contact the Special Collections Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rights:Copy of original owned by the Maryland Historical Society. For reproduction and permission information, please contact email@example.com