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.
Object Name
cup
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
subject
Cultures & Communities
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Transportation
Work
On the Water exhibit
event
Expansion and Reform
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Work and Industry: Maritime
On the Water exhibit
Exhibition
On the Water
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of William H. Cohrs
Publication title
On the Water online exhibition
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater

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