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Object Name Case, Field Glasses
Catalog Number 0985.03.00122a
Description Field glasses case of pressed paperboard covered with a black leather, formed to the glasses. Lid closes with metal catch clasp. Lined with light red / dark pink silk. For field glasses (.122).
Material Paper/Leather/Fabric/Metal
Dimensions W-5.5 L-4.75 D-2.625 inches
Owned Joseph Frederick Waring
Owner Regiment Jefferson Davis Legion, Co. F
Provenance Col. Joseph Frederick Waring used these opera glasses in the field during the war. Waring enlisted as Capt. of Co. F, Jefferson Davis Legion on September 17, 1861. He rose to Lt. Col. on December 2, 1862 and to Colonel in early 1865.
People Waring, Joseph Frederick
Search Terms Optics
Subjects Optical devices