Baltimore's Halcyon Days

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Baltimore's Halcyon Days chronicles Baltimore's social elite, their homes, and their lifestyle from the dawn of the Republic to the demise of the fingerbowl. Long and widely renowned as an enclave of good taste and culture, Baltimore has from its inception offered a good life to those who could afford it. From hunt cups to hatpins and terrapins to tophats, Baltimoreans were connoisseurs of the best. When life was their oyster, they knew the best way to have it served.
ISBN: 9780738506319
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Maryland
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Join best-selling authors Brooke Gunning and Molly O'Donovan as they perambulate amidst the prosperous. Catch glimpses of lives that were, in all likelihood, quite different from those we experience today. The authors have selected a sampling of images of houses and hayfields, ladies and landmarks, clubs and culture, shops and sports. You may be surprised at how many of these legacies may be enjoyed today by one and all. Over two hundred images provided by a variety of prestigious organizations and individuals bring to life a bygone era.
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