Remnants of Hatred: Slavery Artifacts Today




Remnants of Hatred: Slavery Artifacts Today, Runs Through September 4, 2018 - LewisNow! Gallery, 1st Floor

Showcases new additions of slave artifacts to the permanent collection of the musuem. Nearly 20 new acquistions reveal the harsh circumstances under which enslaved African Americans lived in the 19th century. Many make direct reference to Baltimore and Maryland. The items include: a branding iron used to identify enslaved people, an iron face mask with a protrusion into the mouth which made it difficult for enslaved persons to speak, a whip, slave restraints, a broadside advertising the public sale of negroes and a page from two newspapers published by Frederick Douglass. 



Wednesday, April 18 to Tuesday, September 4
Remnants of Hatred: Slavery Artifacts Today
Included with museum admission