Masters of Their Trade: Slave Potters in the South

February 10, 1997 – July 18, 1997

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

2nd floor, West Wing Floor Plan

This showcase features 5 stoneware pots and jugs made by slave artisans in the Edgefield District of South Carolina, 1 of 2 major areas in the U. S. known to have relied heavily on slave labor to manufacture stoneware in large-scale potteries.