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Souvenir spoon

Object Number: 
INV.14021
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 11.4 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on inside of bowl: "TO / COMMEMORATE / THE CAPTURE / OF LOUISBOURG / A.D. 1745 / ERECTED / BY THE SOCIETY / OF / COLONIAL / WARS / A.D. 1895" stamped: on reverse: "J. CORNELIUS STERLING"
Description: 
Silver souvenir spoon with relief inscription on inside of pointed oval bowl; obverse of handle with columnar monument and "LOUISBOURG" in relief; stamped maker's(?) mark on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Howland Pell, 1904
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group