The “Wm. L. Lovitt YARMOUTH, N. S. 1888” inscription on the leather case for these folding binoculars probably refers to the prominent Nova Scotia shipowner, William Leslie Lovitt.

Associated Dates: 1988 12 08

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: Virginia, Fairfax

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Credit Line: Alfred Suarez, M.D.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.0685.01.01Catalog Number: 1988.0685.01.01Accession Number: 1988.0685

Object Name: BinocularsDraw Pressfolding binocularsOther Terms: Draw Press; Binoculars; Eyeglasses

Physical Description: metal, nickle (overall material)glass (overall material)plated (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 4 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_1052214

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