Shorpy March 11, 2017

April 1865. Charleston, South Carolina. “Post Office (old Exchange and Custom House), East Bay Street, showing the only Palmetto tree there is in the city.” Wet plate negative by George Barnard, from photographs of the Federal Navy and sea­borne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy.

 

June 1915. Washington, D.C. “Fifteenth Street north from G Street N.W.” Starring the Keith’s Theater building, whose corner bar is now the address of the Old Ebbitt Grill. 8×10 inch glass negative, National Photo Co.

 

Washington, D.C, circa 1915. “G Street N.W. east from Fifteenth at Treasury Dept.” At right, the Keith-Albee theater building, current location of the Old Ebbitt Grill. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. “Mid-Washington Service Co., 14th Street N.W.” National Photo Company Collection glass negative.