Eating Utensils

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Title

Eating Utensils

Subject

Transatlantic Slave Trade

Description

Eating utensils such as the hollowed gourd and oysters that were eaten are a could of examples of the conditions among the slave vessels. Provisions were scarce, and the enslaved people ate very little during their long journey.

Source

Underground Railroad Museum

Publisher

Director Kristina Estle

Format

Gourd, plank, oyster shells

Files

DSCN6911.JPG
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Reference

Eating Utensils, Director Kristina Estle

Cite As

“Eating Utensils,” A Glimpse Through the Underground Railroad Museum, accessed July 2, 2022, https://ugrrm.omeka.net/items/show/34.

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