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Osborn's Gallery "Charlestoner Hof" and "No. 7, Charleston Hotel"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04509.04 Author/Creator: Osborn's Gallery Place Written: [Charleston, South Carolina] Type: Photograph Date: [1861/04] Pagination: carte de visite, 6.2 x 9.6 cm. White mount with gold border. Osborn imprint on verso.

Summary of Content: "Charlestoner Hof" and "No. 7, Charleston Hotel" inscribed on recto in pencil and pen, respectively. View across the front of the building taken from proper right.

Background Information: shelving


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: ArchitectureTravel

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