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Object Name Glasses, Field
Catalog Number 0985.00.00090
Description Binocular optic device; enameled black brass housing with red rubber rings around each of the lenses. Manufacturer's name printed in raised block letters around the gutta percha eye rings: "Lerebours & Secretan / Paris". With case (.90a).
Material Metal/Glass/Rubber
Dimensions W-5 L-5.25 D-2.438 inches
Owned Marcellus Pointer
Owner Regiment ADC, Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler's Staff
12th Alabama Cavalry
Made Lerebours and Secretan
Provenance Col. Marcellus Pointer used these field glasses.
People Pointer, Marcellus
Search Terms Optics
Subjects Optical devices