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The Hunted Slaves

Created by:
Richard Ansdell, English, 1815 - 1885  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on canvas , wood
Dimensions:
H x W (unframed): 36 × 60 in. (91.4 × 152.4 cm)
H x W x D (framed): 48 1/4 × 72 7/16 × 3 1/4 in. (122.5 × 184 × 8.2 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place depicted:
Great Dismal Swamp, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Great Dismal Swamp, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Art  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.34ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Movement:
Anti-slavery movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fdd405a7-a90c-46a4-8cf7-dd37419c380d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.34ab

#VisitorVoices - I Saw What They Did to Slaves

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-09-11T14:35:18.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
See more by:
WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_shrbXOoNdQI

Slave Trade (Execrable Human Traffick, or The Affectionate Slaves)

Created by:
George Morland, English, 1763 - 1804  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas with wood frame
Dimensions:
H x W (unframed): 33 1/2 × 48 1/2 in. (85.1 × 123.2 cm)
H x W x D (framed): 43 1/4 × 56 7/8 × 2 3/4 in. (109.9 × 144.5 × 7 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
England, Europe
Place depicted:
Africa
Date:
ca. 1788
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Art  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Trans Atlantic slave trade  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.8.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd532a84af1-3d28-4fd7-89c8-beabe208c3c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.8.1ab
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Charleston slave badge from 1857 for Servant No. 1155

Created by:
William M. Rouse, American, 1812 - 1888  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/8 × 2 1/8 in. (5.4 × 5.4 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1857
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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59f8a898e-cb00-4ca9-ba94-20d4c48de15a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.2
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Charleston slave badge from 1811 for Porter No.27

Created by:
John Joseph Lafar, American, 1784 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 × 1 15/16 in. (5.1 × 4.9 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1811
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57564c82e-e02c-411f-842f-f2c543b784f7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.22
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1812 for Fisher No. 103

Created by:
John Joseph Lafar, American, 1784 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 9/16 × 2 7/16 in. (6.5 × 6.2 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1812
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.23
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5877534cc-96ab-45ed-a19b-dfe0b13e7798
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.23
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1860 for Fruiterer No. 14

Created by:
William M. Rouse, American, 1812 - 1888  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/16 × 2 1/16 in. (5.2 × 5.2 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Willtown, Williamsburg County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1860
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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.26
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e9893043-96bb-4009-a9fa-86eeef585400
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.26
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1818 for Porter No. 685

Created by:
John Joseph Lafar, American, 1784 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 3/16 × 2 in. (5.5 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Hampton County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1818
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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.27
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd582db08e1-78cb-4c15-8d97-f9a702a1ecd4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.27
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1800 for House Servant No. 354

Created by:
Ralph Atmar Jr., American, 1767 - 1809  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 9/16 × 1 1/2 in. (6.5 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1800
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.31.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59d1985ce-22a0-41c7-a237-bdffcb27583f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.31.1
Online Media:

Charleston Neck slave badge from 1848 for Porter No. 74

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/16 × 2 1/16 in. (5.2 × 5.2 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston Neck, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Place collected:
Huger Street, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1848
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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.31.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd558926125-682c-4aef-95ff-1c56be81409e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.31.2
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1801 for Mechanic No. 108

Created by:
Charles Prince, American  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place used:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1801
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2014.118.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55711a3b9-0458-4089-9215-b06f65e474b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.118.2
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1834 for Servant No. 849

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
2 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 1/16 in. (7.3 x 6.7 x 0.2 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place used:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1834
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:
2011.155.291
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd570272746-039e-47a5-a43d-0b0bcc244cfa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.155.291
Online Media:

[African Leader with Wives and Slaves]

Extent:
1 Engraving (4 x 7.5 in. (10.2 x 19.1 cm.))
Container:
Map-case M1, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Engravings
Date:
undated
General note:
Publisher/Engraver: W. Day 17, Gate Street

Artist: A. Picken, drawn on zinc
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Historic Engravings Collection, EEPA 2010-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2010-003, File EEPA.2010.003.0122
See more items in:
Historic Engravings collection
Historic Engravings collection / Series 4: Other/Unidentified / [EEPA 2010-003-0119 to 0125]
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a8235c9d-5a78-4517-9c5b-d2050c6dbad1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2010-003-ref373

Charleston slave badge from 1847 for Porter No. 365

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (4.4 x 4.4 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place used:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1847
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, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.10
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52f1a8dcb-8056-4111-bd05-e8211648f4b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.10
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1850 for Mechanic No. 23

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
copper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/16 x 2 in. (5.2 x 5.1 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
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
See more items in:
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
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1800 for Fisher No. 55

Created by:
Ralph Atmar Jr., American, 1767 - 1809  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 1 5/8 x 1 9/16 in. (4.2 x 4 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1800
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.27.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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/fd537824efa-36d4-4810-a221-ed778f711be9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.27.1
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1811 for Porter No. 37

Created by:
John Joseph Lafar, American, 1784 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in. (5 x 5 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1811
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slave hire system  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, 1783-1815  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.27.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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/fd58a3bd109-c48d-43e9-989c-3a1281b63052
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.27.2
Online Media:

Charleston slave badge from 1815 for Servant No. 689

Created by:
John Joseph Lafar, American, 1784 - 1849  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 7/16 x 2 1/2 in. (6.2 x 6.3 cm)
Type:
slave hire badges
Place made:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1815
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:
2010.27.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fc9e8e63-6f04-44fc-90c1-b8267fb9ec0f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.27.3
Online Media:

Broadside advertising "Valuable Slaves at Auction" in New Orleans

Issued by:
C. E. Girardey, French, born 1812  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 1/8 × 7 5/8 in. (41 × 19.4 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place used:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 3, 1859
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Fancy Girl trade  Search this
Skilled labor  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.63.16
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bba20a3c-d4d9-40bc-9d0d-873e35f1d013
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.16
Online Media:

The entrance of the House of Slaves Museum, Gorée, Senegal

Collection Photographer:
Geary, Christraud M.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
October 1990
General:
Original description provided by Geary: Goree. Slave house, museum dedicated to depicting the lot of slaves. October 1990
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Original slides are housed in the cold vault. Contact Archives staff for more details.

Digital images are available online.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Christraud M. Geary photographs of Senegal, EEPA 1991-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1991-002, Item EEPA 1991-020125
See more items in:
Christraud M. Geary photographs of Senegal
Christraud M. Geary photographs of Senegal / Series 1: Research Trip / 1.2: Gorée, Senegal
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo703720e7b-75b9-4268-a5e1-2d667c26fbd9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1991-002-ref657

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