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Inkwell

1933.17 (RS219853)

Description

Square, colorless glass travelling inkwell with cut glass decoration on top and metal hinged cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Travelling / ink stand / Belonged to Frank / Bakewell James / who probably / used it during / the Civil War" (Written in pencil on tape attached to base)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories
Descriptive terms
Container, Writing Equipment
glass (material)
Inkwell
inkwells
Dimensions
2 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.17
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
35447

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