Retrospective

Is this a photo of Lincoln’s funeral procession?

Is this a photo of Lincoln’s funeral procession?

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A Maryland man argues that a quad photograph from the 1800s shows a crowd awaiting a hearse carrying President Abraham Lincoln’s body in front of Grace Episcopal Church in New York on April 24 or 25, 1865. The National Archives has had this photo, made using a four-lens camera on a large glass plate negative, for several decades, but it lacks detailed caption information identifying the scene.

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Iconic photography from seven Baltimore Sun photographers

Iconic photography from seven Baltimore Sun photographers

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In the long history of photojournalism at The Baltimore Sun, there have been a number of great photographers. The new book, “Darkroom: Iconic Photography from Seven Baltimore Sun Photographers,” highlights some of The Sun‘s most talented visual artists and their body of work.

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Sun photographer Gene Sweeney Jr. says farewell after 30 years

Sun photographer Gene Sweeney Jr. says farewell after 30 years

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As my time at The Baltimore Sun comes to a close, I was asked to encapsulate the 30 years (half my life) in a few paragraphs – which is impossible. If added together, I’ve spent years at a variety of stadiums, arenas and gyms around the country, with an up-close view of sports history. I’ve covered World Series, Super Bowls, Final Fours, Stanley Cup Finals, etc., and I’ve been paid to be there — what a job! My career in Baltimore lasted longer then Cal Ripken Jr.’s, and I have thousands of photos to prove it.

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Retro photos from the Baltimore Outdoor Art Festival

Retro photos from the Baltimore Outdoor Art Festival

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In his latest Back Story post, Sun reporter Frederick N. Rasmussen looks back at the Baltimore Outdoor Art Festival at Druid Hill Park — which was resurrected as the Art Outside festival Sunday after a 40-year hiatus.

Take a spin through memory lane with these retro photos from the arts festival.

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