5" X 7" image of Fort Sumter. Close up of exterior wall with sign reading: Cable Crossing // Do Not Anchor. A cannon and a mortar are set up with cannonballs. The lighthouse is visible in the background.
Mounted photograph measuring 5" X 7" of Fort Sumter. Photographer's mark on photo at lower left: 'Copyright Clarke's Studio, Charleston, S.C.' And printed at bottom, center of photo: 'Fort Sumter Charleston, S.C.'