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May, Huguette D., and Anthea Smith. Finding the Charm in Charm City: Affectionate Views of Baltimore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A modern photo documentary, using color Polaris Image Transfers of "charming spots" in Baltimore. These spots may not be considered so charming any place else in the world, but definitely display Baltimore's character. Through these image the authors show buildings, building details, and streetscapes. There is an accompanying text that gives a brief history of neighborhoods, buildings, and roads. A visual documentation of Baltimore in the 1990s.
Dowell, Susan Stiles. "Villa Pace: Rosa Ponsell's Italianate Estate." Maryland Magazine 16 (Autumn 1983): 25-8.
Torchia, Robert Wilson. "Eliza Ridgely and the Ideal of American Womanhood." Maryland Historical Magazine 90 (Winter 1995): 404-23.
Annotation / Notes: Argues that Thomas Sully's painting Lady with a Harp: Eliza Ridgely was a propaganda piece to counter the British stereotype of American women as "being unsophisticated, ignorant, and devoid of social graces" (406). This portrait of fifteen-year-old Ridgely shows grace, poise, feminity, and other traits (including instrumental music) associated with British of true womanhood.