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Catalog Number 0000.01.0043
Title Anchor of the Battleship U.S.S. MAINE
Collection Postcard Collection
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard depicting an anchor and cannons. The caption reads, ‘Anchor of the Battleship Maine, Spanish War Section, Arlington Cemetery, Va.’ The description on the verso reads, ‘In the Arlington National Cemetery the anchor of the “Maine” blown up in Havana Harbor, February 16, 1898, marks the grave of 163 of the crew who were killed in the explosion. The anchor is flanked by two Spanish mortars.‘
Artist Published by Foster & Reynolds, 1 Madison Avenue, New York. Made in Germany.