Caption: 'South Carolina.--The recent earthquakes at Charleston--typical scenes of the calamity. From sketches by C. Upham--see page 71. 1. Scene on the stairway of the Charleston Hotel during a shock. 2. Taking down St. Philip's Steeple. 3. Scene on Marion Square, opposite the Citadel--a city of tents.' [full date September 18, 1886.]
Main caption: 'Incidents of the Earthquake at Charleston.--drawn by Schell and Hogan.--[see page 590.]' Caption top left: 'In front of the Charleston Hotel.' Caption top right: 'looking over the roofs.' Caption middle: 'A camp on the East Battery.' Caption bottom left: 'The front wall gone.' Caption bottom center: 'In a rich man's garden.' Caption bottom right: ' On the track.' [full date September 11, 1886.]
Caption: 'After The Earthquake At Charleston.--drawn by W.A. Rogers and W.P. Snyder from sketches by Frederic Remington and A.J. Gustin.--[see page 610.]' Individual captions: (top left): 'Open air preaching.' (top right): Subsistence committee.' (bottom left): 'Negro prayer-meeting.' (bottom right): 'Relief committee.' [full date September 18, 1886.]
Caption: 'The Ruins Of Charleston.--photographed by W.E. Wilson, Savannah, Georgia. 1. The Guard House. 2. St. Michael's Church. 3. News and Courier Office. 4. St. Philip's Church. 5. No.27 Broad Street. 6. Hibernian Hall. 7. The Medical College.'
[Color image.] Main caption: 'After the Earthquake at Charleston.--drawn by W.A. Rogers and W.P. Snyder from sketches by Frederic Remington and A.J. Gustin.--[see page 610.]' Caption upper left: 'Open air preaching.' Caption upper right: 'Subsistence Committee.' Caption lower left: 'Negro prayer-meeting.' Caption lower right: 'Relief committee.' [full date September 18, 1886.]
Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.66, _____ Alston, East Battery.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows various members of the Alston family at 21 East Battery.