Views of Charleston, South Carolina 19th/20th century, consisting of:
THE CITY OF CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, WHERE THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATING CONVENTION WILL BE HELD, birds-eye view, hand-colored, from Harper's Weekly, 21 April 1860, H10 1/2" W15 3/4";
THE CITADEL, CHARLESTON, hand-colored print, from Pictorial Battles of the Civil War, H6 1/2" W10 3/4";
CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, THE CITY DESTROYED BY THE LATE EARTHQUAKE, birds-eye view, hand-colored, matted, sight size: H4 1/4" W9 1/2";
THE EARTHQUAKE AT CHARLESTON, UNITED STATES, from The Graphic (London), 25 September 1886, H12" W16";
SOUTHERN SCENES-EARLY MORNING ON THE ASHLEY RIVER, NEAR CHARLESTON, hand-colored print, from Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, H7 3/8" W10 3/4";
OLD VIEW OF CHARLESTOWN, hand-colored print, matted, sight size: H6 1/8" W8";
ST. MICHAEL'S, CHARLESTON, color view, H6 1/4" W5";
RESIDENCE ON SOUTH BATTERY, CHARLESTON, S. C., Detroit Photographic Co., 1904, matted, H3 1/2" W5 1/2";
ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH, CHARLESTON, S. C., Detroit Photographic Co., ca. 1905, matted, H5 1/2" W3 1/2" (9pcs)
Provenance: Columbia, South Carolina private collection.
THE CITY OF CHARLESTON: toning; some staining to margins; top corners worn; top and left edge worn.
CITADEL: toned; trimmed; pencil-written "1860's" at top right corner; wear to top edge.
CHARLESTON...CITY DESTROYED: edges taped to matte; possibly trimmed; some cupping to top edge.
THE EARTHQUAKE: edges with acid burning; top edge worn; clipped lower right corner.
SOUTHERN SCENES: toned paper; pencil-written "SC 77" in lower right corner.
OLD VIEW: edges taped to matte; paper toned.
ST. MICHAEL'S: top edge glued to backing; backing toned and with age discoloration and ding at lower left edge.
RESIDENCE: with staining at top center and edge; not examined out of matte and plastic wrap.
ST. MICHAEL'S: vertical creasing at center; not examined out of matte and plastic wrap.