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Laying the First Stone. Oil on canvas by Stanley M. Arthurs, 1928. From the collections of the B&O Railroad Museum. This painting is depicting a scene in Baltimore, Maryland in 1828.

                                  Laying the First Stone.

 

Oil on canvas by Stanley M. Arthurs, 1928. From the collections of the B&O Railroad Museum. This painting is depicting a scene in Baltimore, Maryland in 1828.

1.      What do you see in this painting?

2.      What is written on the stone?

3.      What do you think these people are doing?

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