Wood, glass, sand
Overall: 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 11.4 x 7.3 cm )
handwritten(?): on label affixed to one end: "Navy [illegible] / Glasses / Price $3.00"
Hourglass in wooden frame with circular ends and four turned upright supports.
According to the donor, this hourglass was used on ships during the War of 1812. Its running time is 28 seconds.
Gift of Mrs. Carlton T. Chapman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.