Charleston slave badge from 1847 for Porter No. 365

  • Image for Charleston slave badge from 1847 for Porter No. 365
  • Image for Charleston slave badge from 1847 for Porter No. 365
  • Image for Charleston slave badge from 1847 for Porter No. 365
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Created by
Unidentified
Medium
copper
Dimensions
H x W: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (4.4 x 4.4 cm)
Type
badges
Place used
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
1847
Description
Discolored copper square with corners folded behind and an attachment hole on the top. Die stamped: "CHARLESTON / 1847 / PORTER / 365."
Topic
African American
Labor
Slavery
United States--History--1815-1861
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number
2011.51.10
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Liljenquist Family 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