Page 35 - Santee Gun Club, Pounding Rice


Photograph of two unidentified boys in the act of demonstrating how the outer husk was removed from the rice grain using a mortar and pestle.

The image was taken during the 18th annual meeting of the American Association of Museums held in Charleston 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.