Examples of Colonial Architecture in Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga.

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    Miles Brewton House (27 King Street), northeast elevation.
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    Miles Brewton House (27 King Street), east (front) elevation. Features portico. Wrought iron gate in foreground.
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    Miles Brewton House (27 King Street), east elevation (front), featuring the entry doorways.
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    Gate posts and gate of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street). Five boys stand on the sidewalk in front of the gate.
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    Drawing room of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street).
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    Fireplace and mantel of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street).
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    Door in the drawing room of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street).
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    Door detail and mantel detail, Miles Brewton House (27 King Street). (Two images on the page.)
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    Furnished room of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street).
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    Fireplace and mantel of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street).
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    Interior door of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street).
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    Ceiling of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street), adorned with decorative plasterwork.
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    Section of the staircase at the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street), featuring carved balusters and ornamental stair brackets.
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    Doorway to the upper hall drawing room of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street).
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    Upper hall door of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street).
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    Two ornate chairs in a room of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street)
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    Two ornate chairs in a room of the Miles Brewton House (27 King Street)
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    Nathaniel Heyward House, street (front) elevation. Located at the corner of East Bay Street and Society Street (295 East Bay Street), the house was demolished in the early 20th century.
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    Nathaniel Heyward House, street (front) elevation, featuring its gates. Located at the corner of East Bay Street and Society Street (295 East Bay Street), the house was demolished in the early 20th century.
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    Three houses on a street with trolley tracks, likely 281 Meeting Street, 283 Meeting Street, and 285 Meeting Street. These buildings were demolished ca. mid-20th century.
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    Governor Thomas Bennett House (69 Barre Street, a/k/a 1 Lucas Street), south elevation.
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    Door to the Governor Thomas Bennett House (69 Barre Street, a/k/a 1 Lucas Street).
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    Entry hall of the Governor Thomas Bennett House (69 Barre Street, a/k/a 1 Lucas Street), featuring the free-flying staircase.
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    Upper stairhall of the Governor Thomas Bennett House (69 Barre Street, a/k/a 1 Lucas Street).
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    Portico and a staircase window of the Governor Thomas Bennett House (69 Barre Street, a/k/a 1 Lucas Street). (Two images on the page.)
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    Front facade of Archdale Hall Plantation and an interior room, showing the damage done by the 1886 Earthquake. (Two images on the page.)
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    Nathaniel Russell House (51 Meeting Street), southeast elevation. Wood fence and sidewalk in foreground.
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    Interior door of the Nathaniel Russell House (51 Meeting Street).
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    Fireplace and mantel of the Nathaniel Russell House (51 Meeting Street).
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    Gateway of 14 Legare Street (a/k/a Edwards-Smyth House, Simmons-Edwards House, Pineapple Gate House).
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    Gateway of 14 Legare Street (a/k/a Edwards-Smyth House, Simmons-Edwards House, Pineapple Gate House). A boy stands on the sidewalk in front of a gate post.
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    William Blacklock House (18 Bull Street), street (front) elevation. Neighboring house (24 Bull Street) partially in view.
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    Entrance to the William Blacklock House (18 Bull Street), front elevation, featuring the entry doorway.
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    Gate of the Sword Gate House (32 Legare Street).
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    Fireplace and mantel of the Coen House. (Address unknown.)
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    William Gibbes House (64 South Battery), southeast elevation.
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    Drawing room of the William Gibbes House (64 South Battery).
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    Two interior doors of the William Gibbes House (64 South Battery). (Two images on the page.)
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    Ceilings of the William Gibbes House (64 South Battery), adorned with decorative plasterwork. (Two images on the page.)
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    Fireplace and mantel of the Smith House. (Address unknown.)
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    Music room of the South Carolina Society Hall (72 Meeting Street).
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    View looking north on Meeting Street with St. Michael's Church (80 Meeting Street), west elevation, in the foreground.
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    Portico of St. Michael's Church (80 Meeting Street). Part of City Hall (80 Broad Street) can be seen at the left. A boy and a man stand in front of the church.
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    View looking north on Church Street at St. Philip's Church (146 Church Street), south elevation. Part of the St. Philip's Church Ministries Hall can be seen at the left; part of the Alexander Peronneau Tenements can be seen at the right.
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    Iron gates at St. Philip's Churchyard and St. Michael's Churchyard. (Two images on the page.)
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    Entrance to City Hall (80 Broad Street, featuring the doorway. A man stands in the doorway, and a man and woman lean against the front of the building.
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Title:
Examples of Colonial Architecture in Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga.
Creator:
Soderholtz, E. E. (Eric Ellis)
Date:
1895
Description:
The folio, Examples of Colonial Architecture in Charleston, S.C. and Savannah, Ga., features photographic plates of some of the most important houses and buildings in Charleston and Savannah. Photographs include exterior views of the buildings, gates, and entrances, as well as interior views of fireplaces, mantels, doors, rooms, and ceilings. Compiled and photographed by Edward A. Crane and E.E. Soderholtz. Published in 1895 by the Boston Architectural Club (Boston, Mass.).
Collection:
Examples of Colonial Architecture in Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga.
Contributing Institution:
Margaretta Childs Archives at Historic Charleston Foundation
Media Type:
Images
Topical Subject:
Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston, Architecture, Colonial--South Carolina--Charleston
Geographic Subject:
Charleston (S.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Note:
Historic Charleston Foundation’s copy is missing Plates 45-50, which feature Savannah architecture.
Shelving Locator:
2013.002.056
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Material Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
600 dpi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Perfection V600, Archival masters are tiffs.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2013, Margaretta Childs Archives at Historic Charleston Foundation. All rights reserved. For more information contact Historic Charleston Foundation; P.O. Box 1120; Charleston, SC 29402.