Plantations, Blake's Plantation

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Title:
Plantations, Blake's Plantation
Date:
1923
Description:
4" X 5 1/4" image of two unidentified men pounding rice with a mortar and pestle, while a woman and a third man watch. Photo was taken during meeting of the American Association of Museums held in Charleston to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the Charleston Museum. Similar images found in a scrapbook commemorating the meeting indicate this to be a live demonstration at the Santee Club.
Collection:
Charleston Museum Plantation Photographs
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Images
Personal or Corporate Subject:
South Carolina. Dept. of Natural Resources, American Association of Museums. Meeting
Topical Subject:
Plantations -- South Carolina, Clubs, Natural areas, African American men, Rice, Rice workers, African American women
Geographic Subject:
Low Country, Charleston County (S.C.)
Note:
The land is now part of the Santee Coastal Reserve managed by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.
Shelving Locator:
MK 22346a
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
800 ppi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Expression 10000XL, Archival Masters are tiffs.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2011, The Charleston Museum Archives. All rights reserved. For more information contact The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.