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Object Name Eyeglasses
Description Oval shaped sharpshooters glasses used during the Civil War era. Amber colored opaque glass with clear circular centers.
Date 1860's
Material Metal, glass
Dimensions H-2.5 W-5.5 D-1.5 inches
Category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Sub-category Military
Catalog Number 1979.004
Provenance See object file for news article from Maine Antique Digest identifies these glasses as Civil War sharpshooters eyeglasses.

Belonged to Dr. William White
Source Fred White