Description: The "best-known woman artist of South Carolina of the twentieth century", Elizabeth O'Neill Verner (1883-1979) signed this check for $29.10 made payable to the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company on May 1, 1962.
Elizabeth O'Neill Verner was one of the leaders of the Charleston Renaissance, the period between the two World Wars during which time there was a surge of artistic activity in Charleston, SC. She published prints of Charleston street scenes and came to specialize in drawings of historic buildings. Her clients included Williamsburg Historic District, Harvard Medical School, the United States Military Academy, Princeton University, and the University of South Carolina. Her work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, among others.
The check has a perforated cancellation and two ink stamps on the verso. It is drawn on the South Carolina National Bank. 3" x 8 1/4". Item #A01160
Condition: Light fold line, otherwise good condition with a large, bold signature.