Iron, 7 ½ cm diameter, 7 ½ cm long chain
Found in the cellar of an old plantation house ('Woodlawn') near Richmond, Virginia. These would have almost certainly been used as an instrument of punishment on the plantation.
Credit/copyright : ©The American Museum in Britain (Bath, UK)
Accession number : The American Museum in Britain (Bath, UK), 1969.17
Resistance and Rebellion
Life on the Plantation