Cup from Propeller Indiana

Description
This small porcelain cup was recovered by a sport diver from the wreck of the steamer Indiana. 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.
Date made
ca 1858
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
ID Number
1993.0441.01
catalog number
1993.0441.01
accession number
1993.0441
Credit Line
Gift of William H. Cohrs
related event
Expansion and Reform
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Domestic Furnishings
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Transportation
Exhibition
On the Water
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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