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The museum shop here at the Maryland Historical Society receives almost a daily arrival of gifts and books, as well as antiques to be sold. Circa1844 will give you the highlights. Here is where the latest antiques for sale will be featured, and where you will get a taste for the items inspired by the museum collection. If you want to see it first, see it at Circa1844.

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Made in Maryland: Watercolors by Martha Dougherty