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Half-length standing portrait shows Samuel Smith with gray hair, seen in three-quarter view, facing right with eyes forward. He wears blue and yellow War of 1812 uniform with double-breasted jacket. Oil on canvas by Rembrandt Peale, 1817-1818.

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Edward Johnson (1767-1829). Oil on canvas by Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860). Baltimore City Life Museum Collection.

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Assembly of Troops before the Battle of Baltimore. Oil on canvas by Thomas Ruckle, Sr.

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An advertisement from Baltimore Mayor Edward Johnson and James A. Buchanan calling for Baltimore to form a Committee of Vigilance and Safety. The advertisement reads: "At a meeting of a number of persons convened at the City Council Chamber by the…

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Lithograph colored by hand, by Edward Weber & Co.

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President’s Message and Declaration of War ([Boston?, 1812]). Book Division, Broadsides.

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[Francis Scott Key], The Star Spangled Banner (Baltimore, [1814]). Book Division, F 1814 St. Sung to the tune of “Anacreon in Heaven,” this copy is identifiable as a first edition by the typographical error in the subtitle.

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Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm (1768-1838) recorded the attack on Fort McHenry in his logbook/journal of September 13-14. “The Bombs [bomb vessels] continued Bombarding the Fort during the Night,” he wrote. His map of the defenses of Baltimore…

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Half-length standing portrait shows George Armistead with short curly dark hair, resting left arm on wheel of cannon. He wears War of 1812 uniform: dark blue military jacket with bold buttons and epaulettes, wide red sash, white pants and shirt, and…

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Notes
- Scale ca. 1:26,400.
- Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
- Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted.
- Relief shown by shading.
- Shows fortifications, troop encampments, and roads from "White Marsh,"…

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This is a digital image of the original map held by the George Peabody Library, Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University.

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This map is Plate No. 25 from a J.H. Colton atlas that we believed was published in 1857. This is a digital image of the original map held by the George Peabody Library, Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University. Scale: 1:23,500.

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Francis Guy’s prospect of Baltimore meticulously records the city’s distinctive topographical features, from the cliffs of Jones Falls Valley and “Howard’s Elm” in the foreground to the dense cluster of buildings that stretches to the…

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Plan of the town of Baltimore and it's [sic] environs.

Notes
- Scale ca. 1:9,000.
- Relief shown by hachures.
- Pictorial map.
- Indexed to points of interest.
- LC copy annotated in pencil.
- Inscribed "Presented by Robt Bruce Fowler,…

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Half-length portrait shows William Patterson; man with gray hair, facing right, wearing black coat with gold buttons, and white waistcoat with white stock, shown against brown-gray background. Oil on canvas by Thomas Sully.

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Learn more about the archaeological dig in Patterson Park – We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park.

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Learn more about the archaeological dig in Patterson Park – We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park.

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Learn more about the archaeological dig in Patterson Park – We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park.

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Learn more about the archaeological dig in Patterson Park – We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park.

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Learn more about the archaeological dig in Patterson Park – We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park.

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Learn more about the archaeological dig in Patterson Park – We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park.

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Learn more about the archaeological dig in Patterson Park – We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park.

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Learn more about the archaeological dig in Patterson Park – We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park.
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