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Binoculars, Thaddeus S. C. Lowe

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Looking at Earth exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

Binoculars used by balloonist T.S.C. Lowe during the Civil War

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by the Heirs of Thaddeus C. Lowe

Materials

Steel, Skin, Brass, Glass

Dimensions

Approximate: 5.4 x 25.4 x 11.75cm (2 1/8in. x 10in. x 4 5/8in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Black metal field glasses, double telescope; 10 inches high x 4 inches wide.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Inventory Number

A19310041000