Wreck of battleship U.S.S. MAINE, Havana, Cuba, 1898
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
3-7/8 x 6-3/8 in.
Silver gelatin print in photograph album 1964.520 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten in negative lower 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 working on wreck of battleship U.S.S. MAINE, Havana, Cuba, 1898; see duplicate print 2008.28.3.60 (neg. no. 330); see related photographs 1964.520.88-93, 188-196, 198-199.