Slave whip owned by British abolitionist Charles James Fox

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Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Hon. Fox, Charles James, British, 1749 - 1806
Medium
leather and hide
Dimensions
H x W: 35 13/16 in. (91 cm)
Type
whips (slavery artifacts)
Place depicted
Caribbean
Place used
London, England, Europe
Date
late 18th century
Description
Braided leather handle with single lash made from animal hide put through a hole on one end with a ring of hide for hanging through the other end.
Topic
African American
Antislavery
Slavery
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.21.1.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Exhibition
Slavery and Freedom
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture