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Object Name Glasses, Field
Catalog Number 0985.00.00089
Description Binocular optic device, made of metal (probably brass) with a greenish patina. "Widdifield & Co. [star] Boston" is stamped on both eyepieces. With leather carrying case (.89a).
Material Metal/Glass
Dimensions W-4.75 L-4.75 D-2.5 inches
Owned Henry DeLamar Clayton
Owner Regiment 1st Alabama Infantry
39th Alabama Infantry
Made Widdifield and Company
Provenance Maj. Gen. Henry DeLamar Clayton used these field glasses during the war.
People Clayton, Henry DeLamar
Search Terms Optics
Subjects Optical devices