Souvenir bell from the Pan American Exposition, "Remember the Maine"

 
Souvenir bell from the Pan American Exposition, "Remember the Maine"
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  • Title :     Souvenir bell from the Pan American Exposition, "Remember the Maine"
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer
  • Accession:     85.9.44
  • Country:     United States Buffalo New York
  • Date:     1901
  • Dimensions:     Inches 3-1/2 2-7/8 diameter, Centimeters 8.9 7.3 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Spanish-American War 1898 , Metal/Metal Design , War/Military
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.9.44.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~World's Fairs and Expositions
Description:
Brass souvenir bell with a flat incised disc handle; the brass of this bell was recovered from the wreck of the "Maine" destroyed in the Havana, Cuba harbor in 1898.