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Charleston and its Resources

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

David Hunter Strother, Artist, Artwork and Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2894
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, memorabilia, photographs, journals, drawings, and sketchbooks of David Hunter Strother (1816-1888), a nineteenth century illustrator and writer for HARPERS MAGAZINE whose pseudonym, "Porte Crayon", was a household word. Other highlights of his career, all of which are reflected in this collection, are authorship of VIRGINIA ILLUSTRATED (1857) and CHARLESTON AND ITS RESOURCES (1878), his work as illustrator for BLACKWATER CHRONICLE (1853), service during...
Dates: 1744-1996; Majority of material found within 1833-1887