Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly a copy of No.11 of Cook's Earthquake Views. Shows damage to the Charleston Hotel, demolished in 1960, which stood at 200 Meeting Street. 'Charleston Hotel, Hayne & Pinckney' is typewritten onto the image. Hayne and Pinckney Streets were two of the boundary streets that surrounded the hotel.
Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.81, Flinn's Church.' Handwritten notation next to it and at bottom, front: '2nd Presbyterian 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.