Oil on canvas.
Diamond shaped tag with inscription: CHARLESTON/626/PORTER/1829
Slave identification tag, diamond shaped whith small hole for hanging on top. Engraving on tag.
Pair of leg shackles with screw bolt locking device. Cuffs are connected by a 5-linked chain.
Broadside advertising a slave auction outside of Brooke and Hubbard Auctioneers office, Richmond, Virginia, July 23, 1823.