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Collection: Australian History Museum

Ink-well

Decorative ink-well

Accession # AHM000188
Creator
Culture
Period late 19th century
Date 1884
Provenance
Material/s Wood | Silver
Dimensions 78.39mm (l) x 178.62mm (w) x156.72mm (d)
Collection Australian History Museum
Source AHM, Macquarie University
Classification stationery
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This piece of desk stationery was a farewell gift from students to their teacher,E.F.Barnett in 1884. Mr Barnett Esq. left the colony of Victoria to travel to New Zealand in the late 19th Century.
The ink well has a wooden base with silver decoration and a silver well on the top to hold a small amount of ink.

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Australian History Museum (2018). Ink-well, AHM000188. https://objectbasedlearning.com//australian-history-museum/AHM000188 (accessed on: 01 November 2018).

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