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Frag. of flag flown at masthead of U.S.S. Brooklyn in Battle of Santiago, 1898

Frag. of flag flown at masthead of U.S.S. Brooklyn in Battle of Santiago, 1898
Title
Frag. of flag flown at masthead of U.S.S. Brooklyn in Battle of Santiago, 1898
Date 
ca. 1898
Medium 
Textile, wood, cardboard, paper, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 13.3 x 21 x 1.9 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number 
INV.12231
Marks 
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"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group