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"The seat of Dr. William Read on the Cooper River"
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"The seat of Dr. William Read on the Cooper River" illustrates the continued wealth and prosperity of the large planters in the Lowcountry even as the economic center of cotton growing moved westward toward the Midlands. Painting by Charles Fraser, ca. 1820.

Courtesy of the Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association.

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