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Jan 15, 2021

Silhouette, Catharine Grattan Wirt Randall (1807-1853), Annapolis, Maryland, c.1841 Artist: Attributed to Auguste Amant Constant Fidèle Edouart (1789–1861), French Medium: Cut Paper P44 Donated by Mrs. Bladen Lowndes in 1960 […]

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Bracket Clock

Dec 18, 2020

Bracket Clock, London, England, c. 1785-95 Maker: David “Diego” Evans and Robert Higgs (active 1775-1825) Medium: Red Lacquer, Wood, Metal F11 Gift of Ethel Miller in 1941 This classic George […]

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William Pinkney

Dec 11, 2020

William Pinkney (1764-1822), Annapolis, Maryland, c. 1795 Artist: Attributed to Bouche, French-American, active late 18th & early 19th century Medium: Oil on Canvas P19 Donated by Mrs. Henry Zoller/Ethel Rodgers […]

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Collectors’ Day 2020 Scholars’ Reports

Dec 5, 2020

By Jacqueline Mazzone I had a wonderful time at the Collectors’ Day event at the Hammond-Harwood House. The event was on Sunday, November 15, but I arrived on Saturday to […]

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Dish Cross

Dec 4, 2020

Foster Lane, London, England, c. 1768/9 Maker: Henry Bailey (active 1750-1775) Medium: Silver S 55 Gift of Mrs. Francis White in 1973 In the midst of our festive season where […]

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Fire Bucket

Nov 27, 2020

American, 19th Century Medium: Leather Misc. 42 Museum Purchase in 1983 English minister Thomas Adams wrote in 1614, that “Fire is a good servant but a bad master.” Up until the invention […]

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Bottle Carrier

Nov 19, 2020

Bottle Carrier, English, Early 19th Century Maker: Unknown Medium: Mahogany K187 Donated by John Gilman D’Arcy Paul in 1966 If you were invited to a dinner party at the Hammond-Harwood […]

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Jeremiah Loockerman

Nov 16, 2020

Jeremiah Loockerman (1814–1848), Maryland c. 1845 Artist: Unknown Medium: Oil on Canvas P9 Original to Hammond-Harwood House, bought at 1925 auction. Donated by Sherman and Margaret Olivia Flint.  As you enter the Best Bedchamber […]

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Card Table

Nov 12, 2020

Card Table, Annapolis Maryland, c. 1790 Maker: John Shaw, American, (1745-1829) Medium: Mahogany, Tulip Poplar, Yellow Pine, White Oak FW165 Donated by Mrs. Virginia Purviance Bonsal White In early America, […]

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