Gifford’s Painting of Patapsco from Federal Hill

I’m guessing that many of you have already seen this famous painting by Robinson Gifford, painted during the Civil War. It’s a beautiful view of the Patapsco Basin from Federal Hill.

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Sanford Robinson Gifford, Basin of the Patapsco from Federal Hill, Baltimore, 1862, 1862, Frank M. Gren, "Annapolis Collection"
Sanford Robinson Gifford, Basin of the Patapsco from Federal Hill, Baltimore, 1862, 1862, Frank M. Gren, “Annapolis Collection”

Source: Smithsonian

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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