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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/16 x 2 in. (5.2 x 5.1 cm)
Type:
badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1850
Description:
A flat diamond-shaped badge with clipped corners and a hole at the top for suspension. Die stamped: "Charleston / 23 / Mechanic / 1850."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58feedb3a-1c32-4f73-bf2f-3831d7af8c95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.4