Postcard of the brick and wrought iron doorway and gateway at the Simmons-Edwards House in Charleston, S.C. Back of postcard reads, "One of the very finest examples of dignity and beauty in doorway, steps, and ironwork is in this period approach."
Postcard of the Sword Gate at Simonton House in Charleston, S.C. Back of postcard reads, "The Simonton house at 32 Legare Street was built in 1776. These noted gates and gateway were placed here between 1815-1820. The sword gates are considered the finest examples of early wrought iron work."
Postcard of an illustration of a wrought iron fence to promote Henry's restaurant. Front also reads "Famous for sea foods." Back of postcard reads, "Just as the Sword Gate in Charleston sets the style in iron gate design so also 'In Charleston It's Henry's' for fine food."
Postcard of a hand wrought iron gate at a residence in Charleston, S.C. Back of postcard reads, "Many fine examples of handwrought iron gateways and grilles, reminders of the 18th and 19th centuries, are in view in Charleston. These wrought iron gateways are as famous in Charleston as are the wrought iron overhead grilles and balconies of New Orleans. The ironsmiths developed their art to perfection. Much of the work was hand hammered by slave labor."