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Charleston Museum Fort Photographs

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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'No.38. A view of Fort Sumter--Charleston, S.C., from the east. This picture of Fort Sumter gives a good view of the eastern, or sea face of Fort Sumter, with the Light House situated on the northeast corner' Date assumed to be 1865. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'No.30. Interior view of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. This picture gives an interior view of Fort Sumter, as taken the day after the evacuation, by Gen. Anderson, on the 14th April, 1861' Stereoview of Fort Sumter. A group of men can be seen in the rubble. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Postcard photograph measuring 5 1/2" X 3 1/2" of Ft. Sumter. Shows fort with lighthouse and large building. Handwritten on reverse: 'Fort Sumter, Charleston S.C., 44' [#44 in series on Charleston parks and monuments].
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 8" X 10" image of Fort Sumter, showing power station, lighthouse and pier. Sign on wall reads: 'Cable crossing // do not anchor.' Handwritten on reverse: 'M.B. Paine, Fort Sumter, 1905.'
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Exterior of Fort Sumter; men in boat near shore across from fort. Handwritten on reverse: 'Fort Sumter exterior.' This is a carte-de-visite measuring 2 1/2" X 4".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 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.'
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'No.49. Fort Sumter immediately after the evacuation, April 1865.' Handwritten on reverse: 'Fort Sumter 1865.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Handwritten on reverse: 'Fort Sumter, Charleston, So. Ca.' Stereoview of Fort Sumter, showing 3 levels with no war damage. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 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".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 8" X 10" image of Fort Sumter. Close up of the fort showing lighthouse, building and docks.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 8" X 10" view of Fort Sumter, showing power station on the fort with the pier to the right.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 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/[19]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.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 8" X 10" image of Fort Sumter, showing power station, lighthouse and pier. Sign on wall reads: 'Cable crossing // do not anchor.'
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'No.50. Fort Sumter in 1870.' Handwritten on reverse: 'Mch 26, 1875.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Aerial view of Fort Sumter, possibly late 1930's. Modern barracks are visible. [#32 in series of Charleston parks & monuments]. This is a 5" X 7" image.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 5" X 7" image of Fort Sumter. Interior view of lighthouse, base of flagpole and bell. There is a three masted schooner in the harbor. Dated 20 April 1930.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 5" X 7" image of Fort Sumter. Close up view of the exterior wall. There are three men in uniform [Coast Guard] pictured to the right. Two are standing with their backs to the camera and one is just coming out of the doorway. The large sign that reads: 'Cable Crossing // Do Not Anchor' is visible to the far left. Dated 20 April 1930.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 5" X 7" image of Fort Sumter. Flag is flying from flagpole. Sign reading: 'Cable Crossing // Do Not Anchor' clearly visible on the exterior wall.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter 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.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Fort Sumter exterior before reconstruction. This is a 5" X 7" image.