Empress of Ireland commemorative glass tumbler
Please note that this gallery is closed from 22 October 2014. The Empress of Ireland display will move to the Life at Sea gallery in 2015.
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