About us

  Located in historic Charleston, South Carolina, Carolina Antique Maps & Prints offers rare antiquarian prints. Our extensive inventory includes natural history prints; birds, quadrupeds, botanical, fish and other creatures; architectural and decorative prints, along with an ever growing collection of antique world and regional maps...All prints are original antique prints and over 100 years old, no re-prints nor reproductions.
Carolina Prints has been dealing in fine antique paintings and prints in the Charleston area since the early 1960s. Carolina Antique Maps & Prints came to existence in 2001 when the shop moved its antique print collection over to Cabbage Row on historic Church Street. Owner Laura N. Vardell has been with Carolina Prints since 1985 in various capacities, bringing her passion for the engraved line in addition to her enthusiasm and knowledge about each print’s history and beauty. Laura's expertise invites collectors and neophytes alike to learn and discover artwork they'll truly love and treasure.

Inside this intimate and comfortable setting, the shop offers a unique inventory from various estates, consignments and pieces purchased for sale in the gallery. A constant offering from historical to the unusual. Please come by anytime and visit the shop. Shop hours are Tuesday thru Saturday from 11:00 am till 5:00 pm or by Appointment. 
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