Watch and Chain from the Officers' Room on the Viscaya
Brass, iron, porcelain
Overall: 22 x 2 in. ( 55.9 x 5.1 cm )
stamped: back of case: "R" painted: face: "...EN....Y"
Brass, iron, and porcelain pocket watch; open porcelain face inside brass case with oval loop bail suspended from swivel hook on iron chain; stamped mark on back of case and painted mark on face.
According to accession records, this pocket watch was taken from the officers' room of the Spanish vessel Viscaya during the Spanish-American War.
Gift of Edward C. Titus
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.