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inkwells

From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
Three glass inkwells. .1-blue tinted with broken top. .2 green tinted broken at top. .3 clear glass with symmetrical design.
Object Registration
214
Keywords
inkwell writing-equipment glass domestic-item
Historical information
Inkwells were generally more decorative than ink bottles and designed to be more permanent.
When Made
first half 20th century
Significance
We have mostly dispensed with ink bottles and quills. This item is an example of early stationery equipment commonly used in schools, households and commercial enterprises.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM