Stories in Sterling: Four Centuries of Silver in New York
Countless silver objects made in New York City bear witness to the unacknowledged labor of slaves. As indicated by a May 1758 runaway advertisement, the silversmith who marked this spoon owned a slave named Jasper who assisted in his shop.
New-York Historical Society, Gift of Mrs. Thomas K. Gale
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