George McClellan's Drafting Kit

George McClellan's Drafting Kit

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Description
Physical Description
Red leather case lined with purple velvet, now faded to tan and yellow. Ten instruments.
Specific History
This was George McClellan's West Point drafting kit, which he used during his military career.
General History
At West Point, each cadet was issued a drafting kit as standard equipment.
Object Name
instruments, drafting
associated date
1853 - 1854
user
McClellan, George B.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
ivory (overall material)
wood (overall material)
velvet (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 7 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 19.685 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
AF.17466
catalog number
17466
accession number
61384
Credit Line
Hon. George B. McClellan
subject
Education
Mathematics
Expansion and Reform
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Exhibition
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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