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William Charles (artist, engraver and publisher), JOHN BULL and the BALTIMOREANS. Philadelphia, [1814].

William Charles satire on the heroic defense of Baltimore in 1814

A scarce and visually striking political cartoon by William Charles satirizing the failed British attack on Baltimore in September 1814. Though the British had declared a blockade of the mid-Atlantic coast early in the War of 1812, most of the first two years’ fighting took place along the American-Canadian border. In mid-1814 however, the British […]

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Fielding Lucas 1862 chart of Chesapeake and Delaware Bays

Fielding Lucas 1862 chart of Chesapeake and Delaware Bays

A scarce and very appealing chart of the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay by eminent mapmaker and -publisher Fielding Lucas with coverage upstream to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, and well up the Rappahanock, York and James Rivers. Soundings extend along the eastern shore into the lower Chester River, Eastern Bay, the mouth of the Choptank, and […]

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Thomas & George Dobbin, printers, [A lot of twenty-four early 19th century Baltimore Theatre playbills.] Baltimore, 1804.

Twenty four early and unrecorded Baltimore Theatre playbills

An ample sheaf of twenty-four early nineteenth century playbills for the Baltimore Theatre, also known as the Holliday Street Theatre, all of them unrecorded. This remarkable gathering provides rich documentation of theatre life in Baltimore at the dawn of the nineteenth century, recording the titles of the many plays performed, the names of characters and […]

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