Binoculars with case (6)
Glass, leather, wood, brass, silk
Overall: 7 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. ( 18.7 x 15.6 cm )
Glass, leather, wood, brass, and silk binoculars with case; two black leather-covered brass cylinders with circular glass eyepiece fitted at rear and sight fitted at front, held together by three connecting frames fastened to cylindrical rod in middle; fitted, tapered wooden case and lid with black leather cover and pink velvet lining stitched to interior; three eyepiece fragments.
According to an attached label, these binoculars were used by the donor's father, Admiral Stephen Decatur Trenchard, during and after the Civil War.
Presented by Edward Trenchard, 1918
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