Fragment of wood from the battleship "Maine"

Fragment of wood from the battleship "Maine"
Title
Fragment of wood from the battleship "Maine"
Date 
ca. 1898
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 0.3 x 9.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Wood fragment from the warship "Maine," sunk in Havana Harbor in 1898 during the Spanish-American War.
Credit Line 
Gift of H. Leslie Wildey
Object Number 
1970.55a
Marks 
inscribed: on wood: "WRECK OF THE MAINE/FEB 15. 1899"
Gallery Label 
This wood fragment is from the battleship "Maine," which was sunk in Havana Harbor during the Spanish-American War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group