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David Bendann photograph collection

Identifier: 1969.26


The David Bendann Photograph Collection consists of three boxes of 33 glass and film negatives taken by Baltimore photographer and artist David Bendann . There are a few self portraits of Bendann. Most of the photographs are unidentified portraits or photographs of paintings or lithographs, including portraits of George Washington, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson.


  • 1902, undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.


3 Linear Feet (3 boxes) : Glass and film negatives

Language of Materials



Items are arranged by format. 5 x 7 inch film negatives are in Box 1, 8 x 10 inch film negatives are in Box 2, and 8 x 10 inch glass negatives are in Boxes 2-3.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection was donated to Peale Museum in 1969 from Mrs. Maurice Bendann, daughter in law of David Bendann; Acc# 1969.26. In 1997 the Peale/Baltimore City Life Museums closed due to lack of funding. Their collections were transferred to the Maryland Historical Society in 1998.

Guide to the David Bendann photograph collection
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Revision Statements

  • 2020-05-05: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Emily Somach.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States