Negretti & Zambra Spy Glass

Description
This spyglass, made Italian immigrants in England, was used by the Signal Corps of the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
Object Name
telescope (spy glass)
date made
ca 1860
maker
Negretti & Zambra
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 14 1/8 in x 2 in; 5.08 cm x 35.8775 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
1988.0739.01
catalog number
1988.0739.01
accession number
1988.0739
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Exhibition
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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