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Object Name Glasses, Field
Catalog Number 0985.13.00334
Description Binocular optic device, 2.5x, leather covered and painted brass with hard rubber or gutta percha eye pieces. With case (.334a).
Material Brass/Glass/Leather/Paint
Dimensions H-5.75 W-5.25 inches
Owned Robert E. Lee; Walter Herron Taylor
Made G. West and Company
Provenance Field glasses used by General Robert E. Lee during the war. Gen. George Washington Custis Lee presented them to Walter H. Taylor in 1870.
People Lee, Robert E.
Taylor, Walter Herron
Lee, George Washington Custis (Boo)
Search Terms Optics
Subjects Optical devices