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Object Name RETICULE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00001a
Description The reticule consists of a leather pouch (.1a) with a brass clasp on a leather belt (.1b). Also associated with a pin of Sally Tompkins attached to a square of maroon velvet (.1c).
Dimensions H-8.875 W-6.75 inches
Owned Sally L. Tompkins
Owner Regiment Robertson Hospital
Provenance Capt. Sally Tompkins used this reticule and belt during her tenure as Administrator/Director of Richmond's Robertson Hospital. She was the only woman who received an officer's commission from the Confederacy.
People Tompkins, Sally Louisa
Search Terms Robertson Hospital
Richmond hospitals
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies
Medical personnel
hospitals
women