Empress of Ireland commemorative glass tumbler

Unfortunately this object is not on display from 22 October to 14 November 2014.

etched glass tumbler

This glass tumbler is thought to have been made in 1914, not long after the disaster occurred.

The glass is etched with a spruce tree motif and the words:

"Empress of Ireland Disaster
May 29, 1914 
1021 lives lost"

Accession number MMM.2006.104