8" X 10" image of an interior room at the Rocks plantation showing the fireplace and a piano. Handwritten on reverse: 'Mrs. J Rutledge Connor, Eutawville, SC, The Rocks. Mantel in Drawing Room very similar, 192-.'
White on white corded quilt, basket of flowers central design, set in lozenge surrounded by flowers, border of scrolls and leaves. Wide outer border has arched motifs each with one of several flowers. Tape and fringe on three sides of quilt. Said to have been made by Mrs. Sarah Hyrne and her friends in South Carolina in the 18th century. Donated to the Charleston Museum by Margaret Livingston Charles Aldrich (Mrs. Richard Aldrich) in 1952.
White on white corded quilt, basket of flowers central design, surrounded by a grapevine oval. Beneath the basket are the initials "L O," the date "1806" and a smaller basket. There are cornucopias with flowers in each corner. Rows of cording and vines form borders. Looser weave cotton backing; woven tape binding. Donated to the Charleston Museum by Ruth Holmes Whitehead in memory of E. Milby Burton & Miss Elizabeth Simons in 1987. Second image is of the back of the quilt.
The chintz quilt consists of twenty-five appliqued squares, each of which depicts floral motifs, including floral sprays, floral wreaths, and vases with bouquets of flowers, various birds including a rooster and a peacock, and butterflies. The squares are bordered with dark brown floral chintz sashing.
Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.25, Vendue Range.' Written on front, at bottom: 'Charleston Earthquake scene - Vendue Range, foot of Queen St. near the wharf.' Sign for John Werner visible. Charleston city directory for 1886 shows business at 27 Vendue Range.
Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.86, tents, Rutledge St[reet] Terrace.' Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Charleston Earthquake views - tents on Rutledge Terrace.'