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Works on Paper

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The Maryland Center for History and Culture is home to more than 8,000 works on paper, including 19th-century drawings and sketchbooks that cover a wide range of Maryland topics. Among them is the largest national collection of Benjamin Henry Latrobe sketchbooks, featuring 343 pages of sketches from 14 books.

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Image: Section of Plan, No. 1, Elevation of Plan No. 1, Ground Plan of the Capitol, No. 1, 1792, by Charles Wintersmith, Gift of John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe, 1976.88.42

Image inset: View on the road from Newark to Paterson, New Jersey (inset), 1800, by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1960.

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