Steel, felt, paper, copper wire
Larger (girl): 13/16 x 2 9/16 in. (2.1 x 6.5 cm)
A segment of steel cable wrapped in copper wire and affixed to felt-covered presentation container, with accompanying wrapper and calling card. Card is engraved "Carl W. Jungen/ Lieutenant U.S. Navy"and handwritten: "Souvenir of Jamaica-Santiago cable cut May/ 18, 1898, American Spanish War, by U.S. S. St. Louis/ and U.S. S. Wampatuck while under fire of the forts of/ Santiago de Centa for 50 minutes, with compliments"
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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