Looking glass

Object Number: 
1920.129s
Date: 
1850-1865
Medium: 
Glass, pewter, iron, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 3 in. ( 0.6 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: back frame: "EP/PARIS"
Description: 
Glass, pewter, iron, and paper looking glass; circular mirror set inside pewter frame with stamped mark on back of frame in center encircled by wreath; lid lined with diamond-stamped purple paper on interior and with concentric circles on exterior mounted with iron swivel to back of frame.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this looking glass was used during the Civil War by U.S. Major-General Abner Doubleday.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Thomas A. Eddy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group