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Object Name Telescope
Catalog Number 0985.13.00164
Description Telescope: Monocular optic device with screw mount adjustment rings. "Jas. I. Waddell" is scatched faintly in two places on the upper adjustment ring. Stamped "Spencer Browning & Co./London/ Day or Night." Leather covering missing. No case.
Material metal/glass
Dimensions W-2.5 L-33 inches
Owned James I. Waddell; Ragland
Owner Regiment CSS Shenandoah
Made Spencer Browning and Company
Provenance Capt. James I. Waddell owned/used this telescope. He was the commander of the CSS Shenandoah. The Ragland family found the telescope in a house purchased by them from an unnamed optometrist.
People Waddell, James Iredell
Ragland family
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Optics
Subjects Optical devices
Navies