Established in 1905 by the Carolina Art Association, the Gibbes Museum contains an intriguing collection of prints and drawings from the 18th century to the present. On display are landscapes, genre scenes, panoramic views of Charleston Harbor, and portraits of South Carolinians (check out Thomas Middleton by Benjamin West, Charles Izard Manigault by Thomas Sully, and John C. Calhoun by Rembrandt Peale). The museum's collection of some 400 miniature portraits ranks as one of the most comprehensive in the country.
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