Brick from the chimney at Whitehead Plantation

Created by
Unidentified Man or Men
Subject of
Turner, Nat, American, 1800 - 1831
Whitehead, Margaret, American, 1813 - 1831
Date
ca. 1800
On View
Concourse 3, C3 053
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Slavery and Freedom
Medium
clay brick
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 3/4 x 4 x 8 1/16 in. (7 x 10.2 x 20.5 cm)
Description
A reddish brown clay rectangular brick formerly used on the chimney of a house. The brick has several deep fissures and long cracks. There are large chunks missing, including at two different corners and in several places along one of the long side edges.
Place collected
Southampton County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Buildings and Structures
Type
blocks (shaped masses)
Topic
Architecture
Building Arts
Resistance
Slavery
U.S. History, 1815-1861
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.81
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5137c2b95-9395-4149-93fe-382b60c79b30
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