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Object Name Glasses, Field
Catalog Number 0985.03.00122
Description Binocular optic device with ivory tubes, brass mountings, and a black enameled interior. "M 540" is scratched into the inside wall. With case (.122a).
Material Metal/Ivory/Glass
Dimensions W-4.75 L-4 D-1.438 inches
Owned Joseph Frederick Waring
Owner Regiment Jefferson Davis Legion, Co. F
Provenance Col. Joseph Frederick Waring used these opera glasses in the field during the war. Waring enlisted as Capt. of Co. F, Jefferson Davis Legion on September 17, 1861. He rose to Lt. Col. on December 2, 1862 and to Colonel in early 1865.
People Waring, Joseph Frederick
Search Terms Optics
Subjects Optical devices