Three photographs on page. Top left and top right: Rice cultivation scenes, likely at a Georgetown plantation. White man looks on at African-American field workers threshing rice. Winnowing house at right in both photos; mill building at left in the top right photo. Bottom: Three men relaxing under a tent.
Caption: 'Washington, D.C.' View of tents, very likely a military camp, as soldiers can be standing in front of one. Assumed to have been taken sometime during the Civil War. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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.]