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Ring bolt from the U.S.S. Maine

Object Number: 
1935.34c
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edward C. Titus
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group