Watch and Chain from the Officers' Room on the Viscaya

Watch and Chain from the Officers' Room on the Viscaya
Title
Watch and Chain from the Officers' Room on the Viscaya
Date 
1880-1898
Medium 
Brass, iron, porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 22 x 2 in. ( 55.9 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Brass, iron, and porcelain pocket watch; open porcelain face inside brass case with oval loop bail suspended from swivel hook on iron chain; stamped mark on back of case and painted mark on face.
Credit Line 
Gift of Edward C. Titus
Object Number 
1935.34a
Marks 
stamped: back of case: "R" painted: face: "...EN....Y"
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this pocket watch was taken from the officers' room of the Spanish vessel Viscaya during the Spanish-American War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group