Maps and Views: Civil War, Charleston, South Carolina 19th century, consisting of:
THE HOUSE-TOPS IN CHARLESTON DURING THE BOMBARDMENT OF SUMTER, from Harper's Weekly, 4 May 1861, page size: H16" W11";
EXCITEMENT IN FRONT OF THE MILLS HOUSE ON HEARING OF THE SURRENDER OF FORT SUMTER and
THE CROWD ON THE BATTERY, CHARLESTON, S. C., WATCHING THE COMBAT, hand-colored, from Pictorial Weekly War Record, page size: H16 1/4" W10 3/4";
ATTACK BY THE FEDERAL IRONCLADS ON THE HARBOUR DEFENSES OF CHARLESTON...7TH OF APRIL , double page view from The Illustrated London Times, 16 May 1863, H9" W22";
CASTLE PINCKNEY, CHARLESTON HARBOR, S. C., double page view, hand-colored, H8" W22";
CHARLESTON AND ITS ENVIRONS, birds-eye view, circa July 1863, hand-colored, from Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War, page size: H11" W16";
PLAN OF CHARLESTON (SOUTH CAROLINA) HARBOUR AND VICINITY, by T. Euling, from The Illustrated London News, 9 February 1861, H9 1/2" W11";
MAP OF CHARLESTON, S. C., hand-colored, from Harper's Weekly, 28 March 1863, H16" W11";
CHARLESTON, S. C. AND ITS VICINITY, birds-eye view, c. 1863, hand-colored, with another copy, matted, H8 1/8" W11" (9pcs)
Provenance: Columbia, South Carolina private collection.
HOUSE-TOPS: edges toned; waterstains at top right and lower right corner; top left corner creased; pencil-written "SC" in top right corner.
EXCITEMENT and THE CROWD: horizontal crease at center; toning to edges; loss at lower right edge and at center left edge; tiny tears along edges not affecting images; creases at right corners.
ATTACK: repaired vertical center crease; tear with loss at top center; trimmed; slight discoloration to center crease.
CASTLE PINCKNEY: toning to paper; losses to bottom corners; loss along right edge; vertical crease at center where pages attached; trimmed; lower corners with tape on verso.
CHARLESTON AND ITS ENVIRONS: waterstaining along right edge and lower edge; toning to paper; pencil-written "SC" in top right corner.
PLAN OF CHARLESTON: trimmed; tear to text block at lower left; paper with very minor age discoloration.
MAP OF CHARLESTON: toning; nicks and small tear to edges; top left corner with crease.
CHARLESTON AND VICINITY (1): toning and stains to margins; top edge trimmed; pencil-written "SC" in top right corner.
CHARLESTON AND VICINITY (2): matted with top and bottom edges taped to matte; top and bottom edges trimmed, not removed from protective plastic sleeve.