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Maryland Collection

Background imageMaryland Collection: Baltimore in the 1870s

Baltimore in the 1870s
Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland, looking from Federal Hill, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Virginia and Maryland settled in 1738

Virginia and Maryland settled in 1738
Portions of Maryland and Virginia settled in 1738. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a document

Background imageMaryland Collection: Cornfield at the Battle of Antietam, Civil War

Cornfield at the Battle of Antietam, Civil War
Union troops charging through the cornfield at Antietam, 1862. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass portrait. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Stagecoach stop in a town along the post road

Stagecoach stop in a town along the post road
Village stagecoach stop to change horses, early 1800s. Color halftone reproduction of an S.M. Arthurs illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: PUSA2A-00004

PUSA2A-00004
Statue of John Carroll, founder of Georgetown University, Washington DC. Digital photograph

Background imageMaryland Collection: PBLA2A-00003

PBLA2A-00003
Harriet Tubman, the " Moses of her people." Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageMaryland Collection: EVRV2A-00159

EVRV2A-00159
First Maryland Regiment retaking British field artillery at Guilford Court House, North Carolina, American Revolution. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Colonial trading post at St. Marys City, Maryland

Colonial trading post at St. Marys City, Maryland
St. Mary s, a trading post and settlement in Maryland, 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Colonial trading post on Kent Island, Maryland

Colonial trading post on Kent Island, Maryland
William Claibornes trading post on Kent Island in Chesapeake Bay, 1631. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Baltimore harbor, 1850s

Baltimore harbor, 1850s
City and seaport of Baltimore, Maryland, 1850s Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Founding of Baltimore, Maryland

Founding of Baltimore, Maryland
Colonial surveyors laying out Baltimore Town, January 12, 1730. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration by F.B. Mayer

Background imageMaryland Collection: Maryland state capitol, Annapolis

Maryland state capitol, Annapolis
Maryland statehouse in Annapolis, at one time the U.S. capitol. Photograph

Background imageMaryland Collection: Battle of Pocomoke Sound in colonial Maryland, 1630s

Battle of Pocomoke Sound in colonial Maryland, 1630s
William Claiborne and Leonard Calvert in battle, the first naval conflict on Chesapeake Bay, 1630s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: B&O Railroads Tom Thumb steam locomotive, 1830

B&O Railroads Tom Thumb steam locomotive, 1830
Passenger car pulled by Peter Coopers experimental locomotive " Tom Thumb" on the B&O Railroad, 1830. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: National Road wagons and stagecoach traffic

National Road wagons and stagecoach traffic
Mail coach and slower wagons on the National Road, early 1800s. Printed color halftone reproduction of an Arthurs illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Potomac River in the 1800s

Potomac River in the 1800s
Farms along the Potomac River, viewed from Maryland Heights, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Maryland plantation manor, 1800s

Maryland plantation manor, 1800s
An old Maryland tobacco plantation house with outbuildings, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Confederate invasion of Maryland, US Civil War

Confederate invasion of Maryland, US Civil War
Stonewall Jacksons men crossing the Potomac at Whites Ford to invade Maryland. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: General McClellan on the Union lines at Antietam, 1862

General McClellan on the Union lines at Antietam, 1862
General McClellan encouraging Union troops at th Battle of Antietam, 1862. Halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Battle of Antietam combat at Burnside Bridge, 1862

Battle of Antietam combat at Burnside Bridge, 1862
Union charge across Burnside Bridge over Antietam Creek, Civil War, 1862. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Confederate dead in the Sunken Road, Antietam

Confederate dead in the Sunken Road, Antietam
Confederate soldiers from Hills division dead in the Sunken Road at Antietam. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageMaryland Collection: Plantation slaves singing and clapping

Plantation slaves singing and clapping
Group of slaves singing on a southern plantation, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration based on a Boston teachers description

Background imageMaryland Collection: Georgetown, Maryland, now part of Washington DC, about 1810

Georgetown, Maryland, now part of Washington DC, about 1810
Potomac River waterfront in old Georgetown, upriver from Washington DC, early 1800s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Slaves husking corn on a plantation

Slaves husking corn on a plantation
Slaves social gathering at a plantation corn-husking, 1800s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Slave cabin on a southern plantation

Slave cabin on a southern plantation
Slave family outside their cabin on a southern plantation. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Slave auction before the US Civil War

Slave auction before the US Civil War
Slave mother and daughter on the auction block in the US South. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Arrival of Maryland colonists led by Leonard Calvert

Arrival of Maryland colonists led by Leonard Calvert
Leonard Calvert marking the settlement of Maryland as a Roman Catholic colony, 1634. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: British Navy bombarding the shores of Chesapeake Bay, War of 1812

British Navy bombarding the shores of Chesapeake Bay, War of 1812
Fort McHenry and Baltimore under British naval artillery attack, 1814. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: EXPL2A-00289

EXPL2A-00289
Captain John Smith exploring the Chesapeake Bay region, early 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Home in colonial Baltimore, Maryland

Home in colonial Baltimore, Maryland
Colonial gentleman smoking a pipe of Maryland tobacco. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Tornado in Kirksville, Maryland, 1899

Tornado in Kirksville, Maryland, 1899
Tornado approaching a house in Kirksville, Maryland, April 27, 1899. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Sampling the Maryland oyster catch, 1800s

Sampling the Maryland oyster catch, 1800s
Oyster buyer tasting a sample on the dock in Baltimore, Maryland, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illusttration

Background imageMaryland Collection: EVNT2A-00009

EVNT2A-00009
British ships blockading Chesapeake Bay at the outset of the War of 1812. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Marylands religious tolerance law, 1600s

Marylands religious tolerance law, 1600s
Religious Toleration Act of colonial Maryland, 1649. Printed halftone reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageMaryland Collection: Traveler in colonial Maryland

Traveler in colonial Maryland
Horseback traveler on an early road into the mountains of western Maryland. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: PSUP2A-00006

PSUP2A-00006
Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century iportrait

Background imageMaryland Collection: Stagecoach approaching a village on the post road

Stagecoach approaching a village on the post road
Evening stagecoach arriving in a village with mail and passengers, early 1800s. Printed color haltone reproduction of an S.M. Arthurs illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Chesapeake Bay entrance before settlers arrived

Chesapeake Bay entrance before settlers arrived
Entrance to Chesapeake Bay, as it appeared to early explorers and colonists. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Union troops fording Antietam Creek, 1862

Union troops fording Antietam Creek, 1862
General Doubledays division crossing below Burnside Bridge, Battle of Antietam, 1862. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: PPRE2A-00067

PPRE2A-00067
President Lincoln meeting with General McClellan at Antietam battlefield, 1862. Hand-colored woodcut from a photograph

Background imageMaryland Collection: Confederates fording a river in the Civil War

Confederates fording a river in the Civil War
Confederate troops crossing the Potomac to invade the North, US Civil War. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Dunker Church on the Antietam battlefield, 1800s

Dunker Church on the Antietam battlefield, 1800s
Old Dunker church on the Antietam battlefield, after the war. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageMaryland Collection: Slave cabins on a plantation

Slave cabins on a plantation
Row of slave cabins on a southern plantation, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Woman urging a slave to escape

Woman urging a slave to escape
Plantation school teacher urging a slave to escape to freedom, 1850s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Toll-gate on the National Road

Toll-gate on the National Road
Westbound wagons at a National Pike toll-gate, mid 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageMaryland Collection: Governor Edmund Andros

Governor Edmund Andros
Edmund Andros, British colonial governor of NY, New England, Virginia, and Maryland. Hand-colored engraving of a portrait

Background imageMaryland Collection: PUSA2A-00065

PUSA2A-00065
Cecilius Calvert, Second Baron Baltimore. Hand-colored woodcut of a portrait



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