Wreck of USS MAINE, Havana, Cuba, 1898
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation; Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; printed in negative lower left "327", and handwritten, "AT WORK ON THE WRECK OF/ U.S.S. 'MAINE'", and "COMPLIMENTS/ OF/ MERRITT & CHAPMAN DERRICK/ & WRECKING CO."; salvage stick lighter F. R. SHARP at right; Havana, Cuba, 1898; see duplicate print 1964.520.193; see similar scenes 2008.28.3.60-68, .70. Ref: Norman Brouwer, 2010.