Binoculars used by Peter L. Robinson, Sr. during World War I

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Manufactured by
Carl Zeiss, German, founded 1846
Used by
Robinson, Peter L. Sr., American, 1892 - 1979
Subject of
92d Infantry Division, American, 1917 - 1945
Medium
leather , glass and metal
Dimensions
without strap: 2 5/16 x 6 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. (5.9 x 17.5 x 11.4 cm)
with strap: 2 5/16 x 6 7/16 x 16 1/2 in. (5.9 x 16.4 x 41.9 cm)
Type
binoculars
Date
ca. 1917
Description
A set of black Zeiss-Stereo Day Marine Glass binoculars with Bausch & Lomb lenses and a brown leather strap.
Topic
African American
Military
World War I
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Peter L. Robinson, Jr. and Marie Robinson Johnson
Object number
2010.18.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Military
Exhibition
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture