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Baltimore, east from Phoenix Shot Tower

Description

View of Baltimore, Maryland, looking east from atop the Phoenix Shot Tower and showing the Church Home and Hospital. This full-plate daguerreotype is part of a series of photographs considered to be the first comprehensive photographic recording of Baltimore City.

Date

circa 1844-1850

Dimensions

6.5 x 8.5 inches

Extent

1 print (from group of 9)

Catalog Number

MC711

Resource ID

8415

Notes

This collection is part of the larger Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, transferred to the Maryland Historical Society (now Maryland Center for History and Culture) in 1998.

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.