Wreck of USS MAINE, Havana, Cuba, 1898
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation; Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
3-7/8 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; printed in negative lower left "330", and handwritten at left "WORKING ON THE WRECK OF/ U.S.S. 'MAINE'", and lower right "COMPLIMENTS OF/ MERRITT & CHAPMAN/ DERRICK & WRECKING CO."; salvage steamer I.J. MERRITT at left; probably 1898; see duplicate print 1964.520.194; see similar scenes 2008.28.3.60-68, .70.