Antique Brass 6-draw Spyglass
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Directory: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Maritime: Pre 1900: item # 1236047
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STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
524 North Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Antique Brass 6-draw Spyglass, with ring turned body and sunshade and eyepiece slide. Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia. Probably English, circa 1870.
Length Open: 5.25"
Long Branch was built on property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax. In 1788, Robert Carter Burwell inherited the land and began building in 1811 with the consultation of U.S. Capitol Architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe.