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George McClellan's Drafting Kit
Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History

George McClellan's Drafting Kit

Catalog #: 17466    Accession #: 61384
Credit: Division of Military History and Diplomacy, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 6" H x 7.75" W x 3.75" D

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.


Keywords

Country: United States
Era: Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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