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Physical Description:
porcelain (overall material)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 3 7/16 in x 3 7/8 in; 8.73125 cm x 9.8425 cm
Object Name:
cup
Date made:
ca 1858
Description:
This small porcelain cup was recovered by a sport diver from the wreck of the steamer <I>Indiana</I>. Its findspot was not recorded, so it is not known whether it belonged to a crewman or was aboard for use by passengers at mealtimes.
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Cohrs
ID Number:
1993.0441.01
Catalog number:
1993.0441.01
Accession number:
1993.0441
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Cultures & Communities
Work
Domestic Furnishings
Food
On the Water exhibit
Transportation
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-d39b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1148021