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Created by
Unidentified
Medium
wrought iron, cast iron
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4 1/2 x 25 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (11.4 x 65.4 x 3.2 cm)
Type
shackles
Date
before 1860
Description
Two iron shackles consisting of iron loops joined together by a length of iron chain. The iron is heavily rusted.
Topic
African American
Slavery
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number
2011.51.3
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
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture