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Star-Spangled Banner, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1981-2000

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Summary:Star-Spangled Banner, Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1981-2000. Includes images of Fort McHenry and its bombardment during the War of 1812, and the "Flag House" of Baltimore. Caption reads: "The Star-Spangled Banner is an account of the emotions experienced by Francis Scott Key as he witnessed the attack on Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. Key was inspired when he saw the flag, sewn at the Flag House in Baltimore by Mary Pickersgill, still flying over the fort at dawn after a long bombardment by the British fleet." Postcard number: 2US MD 162.
Creator:John Hinde Curteich Inc.
Provider:D. Traub & Son
Printing place:Europe
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Baltimore
Topical subjects:Galleries & museums
Forts & fortifications
Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.)
United States -- History -- War of 1812
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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