Binoculars with case (6)

Binoculars with case (6)
Title
Binoculars with case (6)
Date 
1850-1865
Medium 
Glass, leather, wood, brass, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. ( 18.7 x 15.6 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Presented by Edward Trenchard, 1918
Object Number 
INV.7738a-f
Gallery Label 
According to an attached label, these binoculars were used by the donor's father, Admiral Stephen Decatur Trenchard, during and after the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group