Frag. of flag flown at masthead of U.S.S. Brooklyn in Battle of Santiago, 1898
Textile, wood, cardboard, paper, glass
Overall: 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 13.3 x 21 x 1.9 cm )
Red, white, and blue fragments of flag flown at masthead of the U.S.S. Brooklyn in the Battle of Santiago; mounted on gold background and framed; paper with handwritten inscription mounted under glass on reverse.
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
handwritten in ink: on paper mounted under glass on reverse of frame: "Piece of U.S. Ensign / flown at masthead / of U.S.S. Brooklyn / at battle of Santiago / July 3 1898 / presented to Miss Nataly Duncan / by Lieut. J. G. Doyle U.S.N., / who was in charge of the / midship turrets at the Battle"
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