Composed of cowhorn and pine, this sourvenir powderhorn was originally owned by Captain Charles Fornin Richardes of the 95th Regiment of the British Army. The engravings of the Powderhorn depict the pertinent places of the British and Cherokee encounter during the French and Indian War. A view of the city of Charleston and major rivers are illustrated at the bottom of the horn. Illustrated along the top of the horn are a string of Cherokee towns along the Little Tennessee River.
Full-length portrait painted by portraitist Edward Savage depicting Alicia Russell Middleton(1789-1840), daughter of Nathaniel Russell, at six years old picking roses in the garden at their house on East Bay Street.
A fragment of a 1930's waistcoat that was discovered during 2017-2018 investigations of the Russell House ktichen house. Made of black worsted wool with a black silk lining and brass buttons, this waistcoat was likely the uniform of an enslaved butler or body-servant.?The absence of any gold on the buttons may imply a waistcoat that belonged to an enslaved footmen or butler.
Rounded cardboard box with lid contains remnants of antimony, a substance used for medicinal purposes. Discovered during 2017-2018 investigations of an enslaved quarter in the Nathaniel Russell House kitchen house
Coral bead discovered during 2018 investigations of an enslaved quarter in the Nathaniel Russell House kitchen house . Coral is most often associated with children?s necklaces and teething rattles in the 18th and 19th century as it was thought to have protective/medicinal properties.?