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    [South Carolina]. Hilton Head and Morris Islands: Four Cartes de Visite including: Steamer Cosmopolitan. 4" x 2.5". Seen from a distance with a second ship in the background. Inscribed on the verso by Charles B. Fenwick. [and:] Morris Island Lighthouse. 4" x 2.5". Several men are seen standing on the rocks below the lighthouse, one of which is using a spyglass. G.T. Lape backstamp. [and:] Harbor Fort. 4" x 2.5". A drawing of a fort in the harbor, mostly in a state of destruction. A Confederate flag flies over one of the walls. On a Mathew Brady mount with National Photographic Portrait Gallery backstamp. [and:] Hilton Head Pier. 4" x 2.5". The pier, which was constructed by the 1st New York Volunteer Engineers, is seen from a distance with several ships at anchor next to it. G.T. Lape backstamp on the verso. Light chip at the upper right corner of the photograph. All in very good or better condition.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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