Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 1998.022.001.a,b
Description Photograph and negative of a gun mount and shield that was thrown overboard by the force of the explosion when the battleship U.S.S. Maine blew up in Havana Harbor in February of 1898. It was on display at the U.S. Post Office and Customs Building in Chattanooga for many years.
Print size 8.00" x 10.00"
Film Size 4.00" x 5.00"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1998.022