collections

The Museum is fortunate that, over the years, St. Michaels residents have donated unusual objects and memorabilia commemorating their family's' years on the Shore. Please contact the Museum's Curator if you or your family has objects being considered for donation.

Wicker Doll Carriage

Late 19th Century

Wicker Doll Carriage

Late 19th Century

All God’s Chillun’ Got Shoes

Ruth Starr Rose (1947), serigraph

All God’s Chillun’ Got Shoes

Ruth Starr Rose (1947), serigraph

Postcards

In the first decades of the 20th century, St. Michaels photographer Thomas H. Sewell and others created dozens of postcards depicting life in St. Michaels. A representative sample of their work can be found here.

Postcards

In the first decades of the 20th century, St. Michaels photographer Thomas H. Sewell and others created dozens of postcards depicting life in St. Michaels. A representative sample of their work can be found here.

Late 19th Century Stove Sample

Door-to-door salespersons would take miniatures like this on the road to illustrate how a full-size stove would look and function.

Late 19th Century Stove Sample

Door-to-door salespersons would take miniatures like this on the road to illustrate how a full-size stove would look and function.

Ithaca Calendar Clock

Ithica Calendar Clock Co. Inc., ca. 1865

Ithaca Calendar Clock

Ithica Calendar Clock Co. Inc., ca. 1865

Child’s Tea Set

Late 19th Century

Child’s Tea Set

Late 19th Century

Irons

Steam iron (with copper reservoir, crimping iron with base, small iron for delicate fabrics, late 19th century

Irons

Steam iron (with copper reservoir, crimping iron with base, small iron for delicate fabrics, late 19th century

Half Model Shadowbox

Clipper ship underway

Half Model Shadowbox

Clipper ship underway

War Workers in St. Michaels

Ruth Star Rose (1942), seriagraph

War Workers in St. Michaels

Ruth Star Rose (1942), seriagraph

Sampler dated 1796

Sampler dated 1796

Lard Press & Sausage Stuffer

Patent 1876, 1883 Enterprise Manufacturing Company

Lard Press & Sausage Stuffer

Patent 1876, 1883 Enterprise Manufacturing Company

N. Clark & Co. Lyons Stoneware

Two gallon jug

N. Clark & Co. Lyons Stoneware

Two gallon jug

Oak Biscuit Worker

Wedding present to Mary Radcliffe

Oak Biscuit Worker

Wedding present to Mary Radcliffe

19th Century Egg Crate

19th Century Egg Crate

Butter Press and Lemon Squeezer

Butter Press and Lemon Squeezer