Free Printable Vintage Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Postcards

Free printable vintage Elizabeth O’Neill Verner postcards showcase the artist’s work of iconic Charleston, South Carolina locations!

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Postcards Preview

Elizabeth O’Neill Verner was an artist, teacher, author, lecturer, and preservationist who was one of the leaders of the Charleston Renaissance, which flourished during the 1920s and 1930s. She’s been called “the best-known woman artist of South Carolina of the twentieth century.” A native of Charleston, Verner preferred pastels and printmaking. She’s best known for capturing the romantic sensibility of Charleston through her images of residences, churches, and street scenes. Verner’s work is on display at leading museums across the South as well as a handful of national institutions, including the Smithsonian Art Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I encourage you to visit The Johnson Collection and Verner Gallery to learn more about Elizabeth O’Neill Verner and to explore more of her art.

I’m sharing a small selection of Elizabeth O’Neill Verner’s work through a collection of 10 vintage postcards. Each postcard features a detailed black-and-white illustration of a Charleston scene. The set of postcards is representative of the scope of her artwork, showcasing churches, prominent historic Charleston residences, various streets, and lots of small features, such as a wrought iron gate in a garden.

The postcards make wonderful artwork for anyone who wants to feature Charleston, South Carolina in their home. They’re also ideal for art/junk journals, scrapbooks, greeting cards, and numerous DIY projects. I’d love to hear about how you’re planning to use the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner art images!

Printable vintage Elizabeth O’Neill Verner postcard formats

Each postcard ZIP folder includes the following three formats.

  • Original ratio (3.5″ x 5.5″). All of the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner postcards are standard size, which is 3.5″ x 5.5.” Having the postcards in their original ratio gives you full creative control for formatting and cropping for particular home decor and other projects.
  • 4×6. I’ve formatted the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner postcards in their original ratio with 0.5″ white borders on all sides for straightforward 4×6 printing. Every standard printing service offers 4×6 prints at low prices (as opposed to 3.5″ x 5.5,” which is almost impossible to find). You’ll also be able to choose from an extensive array of affordable 4×6 frames for your new postcard prints.
  • 8×10. I know that many readers have reached this post looking for 8×10 format prints for wall art for homes, classrooms, libraries, and offices. Again, I’ve added a white border on all sides of the 8×10 formatted Elizabeth O’Neill Verner images. I’ve found that it’s the easiest way to keep roughly the original postcard ratio and to find a frame with or without a mat that works well.

I have a comprehensive size guide for my vintage postcard collection downloads. It has all of the information that you need to select the best size(s) for your framing and DIY projects. If you need additional assistance, don’t hesitate to ask!

After the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner postcards, I have a set of 8.5″ x 11″ pages. Each page contains two original ratio postcards. The 8.5″ x 11″ pages save you the trouble of printing each postcard on a separate piece of paper. You can print them on your home printer or send them to a printing service. The 8.5″ x 11″ pages are ideal for scrapbooks, art/junk journals, and craft projects.

The postcard images and 8.5″ x 11″ pages are 300 dpi to ensure the highest print quality possible.

Are you looking for additional postcard formats?

Please don’t hesitate to ask! I’m happy to offer more sizes or other printing options for particular home decor and DIY projects.

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Postcards Collage

About the vintage Elizabeth O’Neill Verner postcards

You may download and print the vintage postcards and 8.5″ x 11″ pages as many times as you wish for personal use, which includes classroom use. You may use the images for limited runs (5,000 items or less) of physical items to sell. Physical item use DOES NOT include made-to-order sites, such as Society6 and Zazzle.

You may also use the images for limited runs (5,000 items or less) of digital items to sell. Digital items must be flat, finished pieces (i.e., not Photoshop files). The items you sell must be your own original content using the images. You may not sell the images individually or as part of larger collections.

Finally, please don’t distribute the download files directly. If family, friends, or co-workers are interested in their own Elizabeth O’Neill Verner postcards, please send them a link to this post where they can download their own files. Your support allows me to keep creating printable vintage collections. Thank you!

Please note: The low-resolution preview images in this post are solely intended for preview purposes. They’re great for sharing on social media. They aren’t designed for printing. Please use the download links to access the high-resolution versions of all of the images.

Free printable vintage Elizabeth O’Neill Verner postcards

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner 18 Meeting Street Preview

18 Meeting Street

The postcard features the Thomas Heyward House at 18 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina. It was constructed around 1806 by Thomas Heyward Jr., one of four South Carolina residents to sign the Declaration of Independence. The home is a typical Charleston single house of Adam influence. It boasts a handsome brick facade with second-story window balconies and quoins. The street doorway with fanlight opens on the first tier of the two-tiered veranda. The Adam influence is apparent on the interior as well with striking mantels, cornices, and ceiling medallions. There is a hidden room, which was most likely used for wine storage. [Source]

[18 Meeting Street]

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Charleston Water Front Preview

Charleston Water Front

Charleston, South Carolina is situated on the Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando Rivers. [Source] As such, Charleston has a gorgeous coastline with ample waterfront parks and a fishing pier. There are lots of wonderful spots to take walks, enjoy concerts, and watch the boats.

[Charleston Water Front]

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Huguenot Church Preview

Huguenot Church

The French Protestant Huguenot Church is located on the corner of Church and Queen Streets at 136 Church Street in the French Quarter district of Charleston. Built in 1844 and consecrated in 1845, it’s a Gothic Revival church that was designed by Edward Brickell White. The church boasts an interesting exterior architecture and a simple but beautiful interior. The church is still fully operational and has weekly services. Learn more at the Hugenot Church website.

[Huguenot Church]

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner The Marshall Gate Preview

The Marshall Gate

The Marshall Gate is part of the George Everleigh House at 39 Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina. The house was built in 1743.

[The Marshall Gate]

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Miles Brewton House Preview

Miles Brewton House

Located at 27 King Street, the Miles Brewton House was constructed in 1769 by Miles Brewton, a local merchant, slave trader, and rice plantation owner. The house still stands as one of the finest examples of 18th-century Georgian Palladian architecture style in the United States, an iconic double house or townhouse of the Colonial Era. The home has been a long-time favorite on both guided and self-guided walking tours of Charleston for both its story and its local prestige.

Visit charleston-sc.com to learn more about the home’s history and its famous but undesired residents.

[Miles Brewton House]

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Pirates Court Yard Preview

Pirates Court Yard

143-145 Church Street or “The Pirate House” is a familiar site to many Charlestonians. Alexander Peronneau, a wealthy French Huguenot, constructed the original double tenement home with brick and Bermuda stone around 1740. In 1928, the home was renovated and converted into a single-family residence. The Pirate House features a hipped roof, dormers, and red shutters. The Pirates Courtyard sign hands prominently on the gate right next to the house. You can view the house from the street at any time. However, it is a private residence, so please stay out of the courtyard.

Learn more about The Pirate House at charleston.com, SC Picture Project, and Glimpses of Charleston.

[Pirates Court Yard]

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner St. Michael's Church Preview

St. Michael’s Church

St. Michael’s Anglican Church is the oldest surviving religious structure in Charleston. It was built in the 1750s by the Southern Carolina Assembly order. Located at 71 Broad Street at the corners of Broad and Meeting Streets on one of the Four Corners of Law, it represents ecclesiastical law. St. Michael’s is still fully operational and holds weekly services. The church and cemetery are open to the public but may be closed at any given time for a regular service or a wedding, funeral, or other church event. Visit the St. Michael’s Church website for current hours and more information.

[St. Michael’s Church]

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner St. Philip's Church Preview

St. Philip’s Church

St. Philip’s Church is a historic Anglican church located at 142 Church Street in Charleston. The church was built from 1835-1836 with the steeple later added from 1848-1850. The stuccoed brick architecture features an imposing tower designed in the Wren-Gibbs tradition. Inside, the church architecture is simple but striking. St. Philip’s Church is another prominent Charleston structure designed by Edward Brickell White. St. Philip’s Church is still fully operational and in addition to weekly services, offers regular hours for touring the sanctuary, cemetery, and graveyard. Visit the St. Philip’s website for more information.

[St. Philip’s Church]

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner The Sword Gates Preview

The Sword Gates

The Sword Gate House is a 17,142-square-foot mansion in Charleston, South Carolina. Built in stages, the initial construction took place around 1803. The Sword House has been a private girls’ school, an inn, and a museum. It sits on 0.87 acres and boasts nine bedrooms, 13 full bathrooms, three half-bathrooms, and multiple grand entertaining spaces. The Sword Gate home last sold for $10 million in 2020 after sitting on the market for over three years. The Sword Gate Home is located at 32 Legare Street. It gets its name from its iconic front gates, each of which has a large sword right in the middle.

[The Sword Gates]

Vintage Postcard South Carolina Charleston Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Wrought Iron Gate in a Charleston Garden Preview

Wrought Iron Gate in a Charleston Garden

Wrought iron gates and fences are featured as prominently in Charleston as window boxes, colorful house exteriors, and sweet grass baskets. Multiple modern companies are designing wrought iron gates and fences based on original 19th-century designs.

[Wrought Iron Gate in a Charleston Garden]

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Postcards 8.5x11 Pages Preview

8.5″ x 11″ pages

Download the full set of original ratio postcards in one PDF file containing five 8.5″ x 11″ pages with two postcards on each page.

Please note: The above preview image has a black border. It gets confusing having lots of white space around images in blog posts. The pages in the PDF file don’t have black borders.

[Vintage Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Postcards – 8.5″ x 11″ Pages]

I explain how to download and extract ZIP folders in my vintage dictionary pages post. The link takes you to the specific directions that you need.

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