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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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St. Paul's Church
St. Paul's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No. 17, St. Paul's Church.' St. Luke and St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Coming Street.
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St. Luke's Episcopal Church
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886.' Possibly No.178, but corresponding captioning is missing. Handwritten on reverse: 'Formerly St. Luke's Episcopal now [New Tabernacle] Fourth Baptist Church, 22 Elizabeth Street.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - St. Luke's Episcopal Church.'
3.
St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.2, St. Michael's Church, Interior.' Handwritten along bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - interior of St. Michael's Church.' Very similar to MK 4133.
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.2, St. Michael's Church, Interior.'
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.107, St. Michael's under repairs.
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity, Series No.2. No.153, Main aisle of St. Michael's Church, showing fissures and upheavals.'
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.1, St. Michael's Church, showing cracks.'
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St. Mary's Church
St. Mary's Church Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.79, St. Mary's Church. [And handwritten] Hasell Street.'
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St. Michael's Church and Police Station
St. Michael's Church and Police Station St.Michael's Church, at left, and Police Station, at right.
10.
Prioleau Street
Prioleau Street Charleston Earthquake scene. Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake Scene - ruins of cotton warehouse on Prioleau St.'
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East Battery, Ravenel residence
East Battery, Ravenel residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.64, St. Julian Ravenel, East Battery.'
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Vendue Range
Vendue Range Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.25, Vendue Range.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Vendue Range, foot of Queen St. near the wharf.' Sign for John Werner visible. Charleston city directory for 1886 shows business at 27 Vendue Range.
13.
Broad Street
Broad Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.133, 5 and 7 Broad Street.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Walker, Evans & Cogswell, Broad St.' Charleston City Directory for 1886 shows Walker, Evans & Cogswell at 3-5 Broad Street. Etiwan[Phosphate] Company is at 7 Broad.
14.
Rutledge Street, tent village
Rutledge Street, tent village Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.86, tents, Rutledge St[reet] Terrace.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake views - tents on Rutledge Terrace.'
15.
corner of Bay and Amherst Streets
corner of Bay and Amherst Streets Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.84, Corner [of] Bay and Amherst St.'
16.
Bee Street, Major R.C. Gilchrist residence
Bee Street, Major R.C. Gilchrist residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No. 55, Major R.C. Gilchrist, Bee St[reet].' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows Robert C. Gilchrist at 12 Bee Street.
17.
Broad Street, Wragg residence
Broad Street, Wragg residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.180, Wragg residence, Broad St[reet].'
18.
Market Street
Market Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.24, Market Street, north side.' Charleston Port Society building is pictured. Written on front, at bottom: 'View on Market St. at Charleston, S.C. after the Earthquake.'
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Market Street, Cosgrove House
Market Street, Cosgrove House Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.75, Cosgrove House, Market St.'
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Rutledge Street, Buist residence
Rutledge Street, Buist residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.170, Buist residence, Rutledge Street.' Written on front, at bottom: Buist Residence, 43 Rutledge St.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows listing for Samuel S. Buist at 43 Rutledge Avenue.