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This is a small selection of our inventory of antique Charleston, SC maps and prints. Additional inventory is available. Contact us with your request. 1-800-879-6277 

1861 Fort Sumter views. Hand colored rare engravings of Fort Moultrie, Morris Island and Fort Johnson. Harper's.
10-1/2x16 in. $50

1861 Fort Sumter Charleston. Four old hand colored engravings showing scenes at the fort at the beginning of the Civil War. Harper's.
 10-1/2x16 in. $50

1861 Fort Johnson Charleston Harbor. Two Harper's Weekly hand colored engravings of a Charleston Harbor map and Fort Johnson opposite Fort Sumter.
11x16 in. $60

1886 Charleston Earthquake. Large hand colored engraving of terrified citizens. Two page spread in Harper's. 23x16 in. $100
Black & White: $80

1863 Charleston Harbor views. Wood engravings of ships in the harbor during the Civil War. Harper's two-page spread.
Black & White: $80

1863 Siege of Charleston. Hand colored view of bombardment of Fort Moultrie by the Ironclads on Sept. 8, 1863. Harper's.
 10-1/2x16 in. $60

1863 Charleston Harbor. Four hand colored engraved Civil War views. Morris Island, Gillmore's headquarters, Craig's Hill, In the trenches before Wagner. Two-page spread, Harper's.
23x16 in. $100

1860: Charleson South Carolina Marine School. Short article with hand colored, engraved illustrations, from Harper's Weekly. Article describes the curriculum and daily life at the Marine School in Charleston. Illustrations show some of the students and points of interest at the school. 11x16 in. $50

1919 Map of South Carolina. Color map of South Carolina, published in Rand McNally's 1919 Atlas of the World. Each county is separately colored. Cities, towns, railroad lines and rivers are all shown. There is a light smudge southwest of the state, in eastern Georgia. Otherwise excellent condition.
10x13 in. $50

1861: The beginning of the Civil War. This hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly depicts Major Anderson taking command of Fort Sumter Christmas night 1860. Bottom view shows the Charleston Militia taking up arms at Castle Pinckney the next day.
16 x 11 in. $60

1861: A hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly showing sketches of Fort Moultrie by an officer in Major Anderson's command before abandoning it for Fort Sumter.
16 x 11 in. $60

1925 Sheet Music: Carolina Sweetheart. This is the sheet music to a song titled "Carolina Sweetheart," by Billy James. Cover features a color lithograph of a beautiful southern belle holding flowers. An inset photo of Joseph Knecht and his Waldorf Astoria Hotel Orchestra is in the
bottom left corner.
 10x12 in. $40

1860 Charleston Democratic Convention. Engraving and article from Harper's Weekly, pertaining to the contentious Democratic nominating convention which was held in Charleston. Engraving is titled "Delegates to the Democratic Nominating Convention Leaving the Charleston Hotel on the Morning of April 23, 1860." Angry Southern delegates are shown walking out of the hotel. Above the illustration, an article chronicles the travels of a mythical Northern delegate who traveled south for the convention. 11x16 in. $50

1863 Civil War: Charleston Siege Scene. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Siege of Charleston: Scene of the Desperate Assault Upon Wagner, July 18, 1863. A Shell from Fort Johnson." Shows a scene behind the Union lines, where artillery shells are falling on the troops.
11x16 in. $60

1863 Civil War: Black Island Near Charleston. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "The Siege of Charleston: The New Black Island Batteries, Four and a Half Miles from Charleston." Shows a scene behind the Union lines, where giant cannons are aimed
towards the city.
11x16 in. $60

1860 Engraved view of Charleston South Carolina from the harbor, with sailing ships in the foreground. Published as an
 illustration  to a book.
7x10 in.

1865: Fort Sumter After Union Capture. Two large, hand colored views from Leslie's Weekly, showing the interior and exterior of Fort Sumter after it was re-captured by Union troops. Very impressive print, which would look great in a frame. There are a few small spots of foxing on the image, but overall condition is excellent. $120

Sketches in Charleston, South Carolina. Two very nice hand colored wood engravings from the February 2, 1861 issue of The Illustrated London News. Larger top image showing: The Charleston Palmetto. Smaller image on bottom is captioned, Selling Sweet Potatoes in Charleston, and shows slaves sitting on a corner with baskets of sweet potatoes.
16x11 in. $50

1865 Map of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Hand colored map which includes, the Map of Route and Positions First Corps, Army of Virginia, Map of the Engagement at Secessionville, Map of the Cavalry Expeditions to Catlett's Station, Map of the Grand Lake Regions, Diagram showing the Position of the 3rd Brigade and Diagram showing
the Field of Battle.
29 x 18in. $90

1873 Hand colored engraved image titled, "Charleston, from the Bay," from Picturesque American. Shows gorgeous scene of Charleston, from the Bay. 9 x 12in. $40

1887 Hand colored engraved image titled,,"Charleston-Celebration of Her Recovery From the Effects of the Earthquake," from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of a Charleston's celebration in the street. 8 x 11 in. $50

1863 Hand colored engraved image titled,"General View of Morris Island, Harbor of Charleston, South Carolina," from Harper's Weekly.
 22 x 16in. $120

1875 Frank Leslie's Charleston, SC; Centennial Anniversary and Parade of the German Fusiliers.
 11 x 16 in. $80

Charleston Promenade. A beautifully hand colored view of Charleston titled "South Carolina - The South in 1880." by artist Goater. Published by Frank Leslie's.
11 x 16 in. $90

1861 Charleston Panorama. A hand colored wood engraving titled "The City of Charleston, South Carolina." A rare look at the city at the start of the Civil War. On the bottom of the image are labled identifiers for landmarks such as the Mercury Office and Fort Sumter.
11 x 16 in. $90

"Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island). Charleston, South Carolina, in the Distance." 1860 Harper's Weekly. Hand colored, wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $80

1865 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engravings by Thomas Nast showing The Eve of War in top image and bottom image shows The Dawn of Peace. Center images show Sumter 1861 to 1865 with the United States flag being raised.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60

1861 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly titled, "Map of Charleston Harbor, Showing Fort
Sumter and the
Confederate Batteries."
16 x 10-1/2 in. $40

1861 Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper article and hand colored wood engraving showing Major Robert Anderson, U.S.A., in Command of Post Sumpter, Charleston Harbor, S.C.
16 x 11 in. $40

1863 Hand colored wood engraving from the Illustrated London News titled, "The War in America: Scene at Fort Moultrie During the Bombardment of Charleston."
15 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. $60

C.1860 Steel engraving showing an image of J.C. Calhoun.
9-1/2 x 6-1/4 in. $40

1863 Hand colored wood engravings featured in The Illustrated London News showing The War in America: Charleston, From Fort Johnson in top image and bottom image shows The War in America: The Defences of Charleston,
 Looking Seaward.
22 x 15-1/2 in. $120

1886 Hand colored wood engraving with another page of text titled, "After the Earthquake at Charleston." Drawn by W.A. Rogers and W.P. Snyder from Sketches by Frederic Remington and A.J. Gustin. Featured in Harper's Weekly.
16 x 11 in. $60

Confederate Batteries Bombing Ft. Sumpter. Dramatic Military scene - Start of Civil War. 1861. Water colored, Wood engraving.
14 1/2 x 20 in. Image

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