Framed anchor made from the "Merrimac"

Object Number: 
Z.2566
Date: 
1900-1925
Medium: 
Iron, wood, glass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 16.2 x 8.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: anchor: "JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION/MERRIMAC/1862/VIRGINIA" printed: label: "SOUVENIR ANCHOR MADE FROM IRON OF 'MERRIMAC VIRGINIA'....AUTHORIZED FOR SALE BY THE JAMESTOWN EXPOSITION COMPANY"
Description: 
Miniature iron anchor mounted in rectangular wooden frame with glass cover; inside frame is a descriptive label with a picture of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group