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Photography Collection

Color Slides of the Aiken-Rhett House Interior and Exterior


73 color slides of the exterior and interior of the Aiken-Rhett House taken before and during its operation as a museum house by The Charleston Museum, ca. late 1970s and early 1980s. Includes exterior views of elevations, the front door, window shutters, the back lot and outbuildings, kitchen house (slave quarters), carriage house and stable, garden folly, and piazzas. Interior views include the entry hall, east drawing room/parlor, west drawing room/parlor, library, dining room, staircase, art gallery, second floor withdrawing room/ballroom, and second floor bedchamber, with details of chandeliers and lighting device, cast iron railing, cornices, and ceiling ornaments.

Processed by Kodak; Pakon slide mounts.

Item Details

Object ID: 2013.034.1-73
Creator: Jones, J. Kenneth
Date: late 1970s & early 1980s
Aiken-Rhett House (Charleston, S.C.)
Interior Architecture