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Object Name Watch, Pocket
Catalog Number 0985.13.00529
Description Pocket watch: open-face. Gold case with engraved design on sides. Floral design in different colored metals around face. Fragment of watch chain attached. Dial is gold with wavy design, Roman numerals, inset second dial. Crystal and hands intact. Stem extends from body at numeral 12 position.
Owned A. Y. P. Garnett [Alexander Yelverton Peyton Garnett]
Provenance Gold pocket watch of Dr. A. Y. P. Garnett, used when he was a physician in the Richmond hospitals throughout the war. He was a friend and physician of President Jefferson Davis.
People Garnett, Alexander Yelverton Peyton
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Richmond hospitals
Subjects Medical personnel
Clocks & watches