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Ring bolt from the U.S.S. Maine

Ring bolt from the U.S.S. Maine
Title
Ring bolt from the U.S.S. Maine
Date 
1890-1898
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 in. ( 6.4 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Brass ring bolt with threaded stalk.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Edward C. Titus
Object Number 
1935.34c
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this ring bolt was part of the lightening top of the "Maine." It was given to the donor by Mr. Jules Hemmet [?], official photographer with William Randolph Hearst during the Spanish American War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group