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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Cast iron kettle
Cast iron kettle Cast iron kettle with wire handle. Lid is imprinted "ROME GA SO -CO - OP F'DY - CO" (Southern Cooperative Foundry Company; Rome, Georgia).
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Wrought iron
Wrought iron Wrought iron art object with a forked end and twisted iron decorations. Forged by Carlton Simmons, Charleston, South Carolina.
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Cast iron pot
Cast iron pot Six-gallon iron cook pot with two bail handles.
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Iron rings
Iron rings From Colin Turnbull's personal belongings; two iron rings.
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Wrought iron
Wrought iron Snake-shaped wrought iron art object. The eyes are painted red and there are gold painted markings on the body. Forged by Carlton Simmons, Charleston, South Carolina.
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Wrist shackles
Wrist shackles Set of iron wrist shackles; two U-shaped cuffs with large iron pin enclosures. Leather strap attached to one link. Closed cuff has a pin lock.
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Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
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Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
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Iron currency
Iron currency 64 pieces of iron currency with shaped ends; origin West Africa.
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Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
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Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
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Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
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Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
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Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
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Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
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Andirons
Andirons One pair of cast iron andirons, each with a shaped log nest. Origin unknown.
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Leg shackles
Leg shackles Set of iron leg shackles used in the trans-Atlantic slave trade from Africa to North America. The chains that join each cuff contain incised designs resembling ferns.
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Leg shackles
Leg shackles Set of iron leg shackles used in the trans-Atlantic slave trade from Africa to North America. The chains that join each cuff contain incised designs.
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The Shrimp Man
The Shrimp Man Framed oil painting, "Shrimp Vendor," depicting an African American man with a tray of shrimp walking by a house with iron fence and balcony, typical of Charleston homes.
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Iron statuette
Iron statuette Bearded elongated figure holding a bow and arrow. A container hangs from both his hip and back. Origin Burkina Faso.