Souvenir Spoon

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1901

GUSN

GUSN-48630

Description

Silver souvenir spoon. Nautical design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spoons
silver (metal)
Souvenir
Spoon, Souvenir
Silver
Beaded
Embossed
Shield
Anchor
Ship
Commemorative
Man
Bust
Spoon, Souvenir

Inscription

"CAPTAIN SIGSBEE" (Embossed on the handle)
"U.S. BATTLESHIP MAINE." (Embossed on the bowl)
"BLOWN UP IN/ HAVANA HARBOR/ FEB 15 1898." (Embossed on the bowl)

Associated Building

Subject U.S. Battleship Maine,

People and Organizations

Capt. Sigsbee
U.S. Battleship Maine

Maker

American Silver Co. (Maker)
Crown Silver Plate Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1480

Places

Connecticut (United States)