1 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. (3.8 x 11.7 x 7 cm); 12 oz. 8 dwt. (385.7 g)
Gift of Cyrus W. Field, 1892
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
Inscription: [on top in shaded Gothic]: The City of New York to Cyrus. W. Field. [arms of New York and Harbor Scene] [in scroll below arms of New York]: IN COMMEMORATION OF [on underside]: [arms of United States and arms of United Kingdom] [on underside of cover in shaded Gothic]: The City of New York to Cyrus W Field / Commemorating his Skill Fortitude and Perseverance / in Originating and Completing / the First Enterprise for an Ocean Telegraph / successfully accomplished on the 5[superscript "th" over __] August 1858. / Uniting Europe and America.