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Created by:
Chattahoochee Brick Company, American, 1878 - 1970s  Search this
Medium:
brick
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 4 × 2 1/4 in. (7.6 × 10.2 × 5.7 cm)
Type:
blocks (shaped masses)
Place used:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1886
Description:
A terracotta colored brick fragment from the Chattahoochee Brick Company. The fragment displays a partial ornamental molded design on one face. The visible portion of the design consists of a nearly complete molded circlular ring, surrounded by two partial circles on one side. The fragment matches a Chattahoochee Brick Company catalogue for an ornamental brick design "No. 45" consisting of one circular ring surrounded by four half circle rings to form a geometric floral motif, with two "flowers" per brick.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Business  Search this
Finance  Search this
Labor  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Daniel Scott, Preservationist
Object number:
2020.23.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Buildings and Structures
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52faf9054-f064-4260-b058-9cdd39c53c64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.23.1