Page 14 - Santee Gun Club, Pounding Rice


Two unidentified men demonstrating how the outer husk was removed from the rice grain using a mortar and pestle. AAM members and their spouses can be seen in the background. Curry noted on reverse "Pounding rice."

The image was taken during the 18th annual meeting of the American Association of Museums that coincided with the 150th Anniversary of the founding of The Charleston Museum. Then Director, Laura Bragg arranged for tours of various sights and plantations around the Lowcountry.