Commemorative Spoon, Admiral Dewey, ca. 1898
commemorative spoonMEDALS, BADGES & COMMEMORATIVE ITEMS
Crown Silverplate Co.
4.25 x 0 x 0
Souvenir commemorative spoon of silverplate, dated c. 1898. Spoon commemorates the Spanish-American War hero Admiral George Dewey and his flagship protected cruiser OLYMPIA. It is stamped "ADMIRAL DEWEY" under portrait of Dewey at end of handle. Also stamped down handle, "HERO OF MANILA", stamped in bowl below starboard view of the vessel "FLAGSHIP OLYMPIA"; and stamped in back "C BROWN SILVERPLATE CO".