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Cheesman, George. "Frederick County's Forgotten Glassmaker." Maryland 9 (Summer 1977): 27-31.
Annotation / Notes: John Frederick Amelung.
Helm, Ruth. 'For Credit, Honor, and Profit': Three Generations of the Peale Family in America. Ph.D. diss., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1991.
Humphries, Lance Lee. Robert Gilmore, Jr. (1774-1848): Baltimore Collector and American Art Patron. Ph.D. diss., University of Virginia, 1998.
Jensen, Ann. "Charles Wilson Peale: Painter and Patriot, Friend of the Founders." Annapolitan 6 (January/February 1992): 26-28, 102-3, 107.
Johnston, Sona K. "Friendship and Patronage: A Nineteenth-Century Tradition." Maryland Humanities (March/April 1994): 10-12.
Kalkman, Julia von H. "'Mountevina': The Home of John Frederick Amelung." Historical Society of Frederick County, Inc., Newsletter (November 1991) 3-5.
Kernan, M. "William and Henry Walters and their Fever for the Fine Arts." Smithsonian 20 (August 1989): 102-8, 110, 112-13.
Levy, Lester S. Jacob Epstein. Baltimore: Maran Press, 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Biography of Epstein (1864-1945).
Lloyd, Phoebe. "Raphaelle Peale's Anne-Arundel Still Life: A Local Treasure Lost and Found." Maryland Historical Magazine 87 (Spring 1992): 1-9.
Martel, Nancy Byrens. "Charles Willson Peale." Maryland 16 (Winter 1983): 8-11.
Miller, Lillian B., ed. The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale. Vol.3, The Belfield Farm Years, 1810-1820. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.
Miller, Lillian B., ed. New Perspectives on Charles Willson Peale: A 250th Anniversary Celebration. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991.
Page, Jean Jepson. "James McNeill Whistler, Baltimorean, and 'The White Girl': A Speculative Essay." Maryland Historical Magazine 84 (1989): 10-38.
Sellers, Charles Coleman. Charles Willson Peale. New York: Scribner, 1969.
Annotation / Notes: Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827), artist, naturalist, museologist, began his career in Maryland as the son of a clerk transported to the colonies for forgery. Sent to England for artistic training by Maryland patrons, Peale became a leading artist and portrait painter of the new republic. Peale was also noteworthy for his excavation of a mastodon's skeleton and his establishment of museums displaying art and natural history collections. His sons and other relatives formed a dynasty of artists who were influential in Maryland and beyond. Readers seeking in-depth biographical information on the Peales should consult the Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and his Family.
Sellers, Charles Coleman. Solomon Nunes Carvalho: Painter, Photographer and Prophet in Nineteenth Century America. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1989.
Greene, Carroll, Jr. "The Search for Joshua Johnson: Early America's Black Portrait Painter." American Visions 3 (February 1988): 14-19.
Carter, Edward C., II, ed. The Virginia Journals of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1795-1798. Vols. 1,2. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977.
Annotation / Notes: The first of several volumes in this series, a multi-year effort, published for the Maryland Historical Society where most of Latrobe's records reside. Succeeding volumes encompass Latrobe's other journals, papers and correspondence, architectural and engineering drawings, views, etc.
Dilts, James D., and Catharine F. Black, eds. Baltimore's Cast-Iron Buildings and Architectural Ironwork. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1991; reprint, 2000.
Dorsey, John, and James D. Dilts. A Guide to Baltimore Architecture. 1973, 1981; 3rd revised edition. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1997.
Forman, H. Chandlee. Early Buildings and Historic Artifacts in Tidewater Maryland; The Eastern Shore. Easton, MD: Eastern Shore Publishers' Associates, 1989.
Annotation / Notes: Forman listed himself as "architect and archaeologist." One of the early investigators of St. Mary's City and a dedicated preservationist, he documented many of the 18th and 19th century dwellings on the Eastern Shore. Forman illustrated his books with his own charming drawings and enlivened them with stories of his visits to remote sites, accounts both entertaining and edged with melancholy. See also Radoff, Morris L., The Old Line State.
Dehler, Katherine B. "Mt. Vernon Place at the Turn of the Century: A Vignette of the Garrett Family." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Fall 1974): 279-92.
Annotation / Notes: The Garretts, Baltimore's grandest family, had a profound influence on the growth of culture and education in Baltimore. They also had a profound influence on their own neighborhood. Stanford White and Tiffany worked on their Mount Vernon Place home.
Noll, Eva Owings Davies. "The First Calvert County Fair." Calvert Historian 5 (Fall 1990): 7-8.
Annotation / Notes: Bug art.
Power, Garrett. "High Society: The Building Height Limitation on Baltimore's Mt. Vernon Place." Maryland Historical Magazine 79 (Fall 1984): 197-219.
Annotation / Notes: In 1904 Maryland's first zoning law was passed. It disallowed the construction of any non-church building over 70 feet in height within one block of Baltimore's Washington Monument. This act, which was actually a move of selfish interest of the part of developers who were then marketing the Mount Vernon area to Baltimore's aristocracy, ended up being a major reason why twentieth centuries developers were thwarted and the area preserved in its nineteenth century landscape.
Leone, Mark. "William Paca's Power Garden: The Art of Illusion in Colonial Annapolis." Maryland Humanities (July/August 1994): 9-11.
Dormon, James H. Theater in the Ante Bellum South, 1815-1861. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1967.