MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- 1 West Mount Vernon Place:
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Description of Subject Matter: 1 West Mount Vernon Place
1 West Mount Vernon Place, the Walters Art Museum’s 19th-century mansion also known as Hackerman House, is now open after a multi-year transformation.
Situated in the heart of Mount Vernon, 1 West offers visitors exciting new ways to experience the Walters’ renowned collection in one of Baltimore’s most distinctive buildings.
An Architectural Masterpiece
The Walters approached 1 West Mount Vernon Place as a work of art in its own right, creating a new experience of the building and art inside. The project showcases the building’s striking interior features, such as the grand spiral staircase, Tiffany stained-glass skylight, and Baccarat-style chandeliers.
The $10.4 million project was supported by the State of Maryland, the City of Baltimore, the France-Merrick Foundation, Leo and Anna Belle Sirota, Baltimore County, Martha Ann Peters, and other generous donors, and received a Best of Maryland award from Preservation Maryland.
Download the 1 West Mount Vernon Place App
To enhance your experience of 1 West, the Walters created a free, digital app that provides information on the house, the people associated with it, and the objects on display on the first floor.
1 West is supported by the State of Maryland, the City of Baltimore, the France-Merrick Foundation, Leo and Anna Belle Sirota, Baltimore County, Martha Ann Peters, and other generous donors.
Eleanor Hughes, Deputy Director of Art & Program
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2012 photos: Equipment this year: My mainstays were the Fuji S100fs, Nikon D7000, and the new Fuji X-S1. I also used an underwater Fuji XP50 and a Nikon D600. The first three cameras all broke this year and had to be repaired.
Trips this year:
three Civil War Trust conferences (Shepherdstown, WV, Richmond, VA, and Williamsburg, VA),
a week-long family reunion cruise of the Caribbean,
another week-long family reunion in the Wisconsin Dells (with lots of in-transit time in Ohio and Indiana), and
my 7th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including side trips to Zion, Bryce, the Grand Canyon, etc).
Ego strokes: I had a picture of Miss DC, Ashley Boalch, published in the Washington Post. I had a photograph of the George Segal San Francisco Holocaust memorial used as the cover of Quebec Francais (issue 165). Not being able to read French, I'm not entirely sure what the article is about but, hey! And I guess what could be considered to be a positive thing, my site is now established enough that spammers have noticed it and I had to block 17,000 file description postings for Viagra and whatever else..
Number of photos taken this year: just below 410,000.
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