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Annapolis, from the Steamboat Wharf


Depiction of a view of Annapolis, Maryland, as seen from the steamboat wharf. The Maryland State House and the spire of St. Anne's Episcopal Church are visible in the image. The landscape takes up the bottom half of the composition, while the top half shows an empty sky. This drawing was found in the portfolio of Judge George Washington Dobbin (1820-1879).



circa mid-19th century


Pen and ink over graphite on bristol board


7 1/4 H x 9 1/16 W inches

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This drawing is dated to before 1859, the year in which St. Anne's Episcopal Church burned down.

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Gift of Dr. George Dobbin Brown

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