Battleship U.S.S. MAINE, possibly in Havana, Cuba, February 1898
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
4-3/8 x 6-3/8 in.
Silver gelatin print mounted on cloth in photograph album 1964.520 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten in negative lower left "COMPLIMENTS OF / MERRITT & CHAPMAN DERRICK & WRECKING CO. / 27 WILLIAM ST. / N.Y.", and lower right "U.S.S. 'MAINE'" and "378"; starboard view of battleship U.S.S. MAINE, possibly in Havana, Cuba, February 1898, before the explosion; see related photographs 1964.520.88-93, 188-196, 198-199.