Distant view of Fort Sumter across the harbor from Fort Johnson. In foreground, is the front end of a vintage Packard. Shore with barbed wire stretched across is also visible. Handwritten on reverse: 'Photo 3/1/40 // M.B. Paine.' [#19 in Charleston parks and monuments series] Newspaper article glued to reverse: "Fort Johnson may be chosen as a National Historic Site." This is a 5" X 7" image.
Fort Sumter from Fort Johnson. Rocky shoreline is visible in the foreground. Handwritten on reverse: '55.' Possibly taken the same day as another Paine photo (see MK 871), so date is assumed to be 1940. This is image measures 3 3/4" X 4 3/4".
Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Northwestern angle of Fort Moultrie, interior of [ramparts]--back of western barracks--western side of citadel--brick traverse for protection of magazine--sandbags covering magazine. Fort Moultrie, SC. April 16, 1861.' Mounted image that measures 7 1/2" X 9 3/4".
Handwritten on reverse: 'Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C.' Image shows close up of exterior wall. There is a man standing at the top of the wall facing out. The roof of a small wooden building is visible behind him. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".