Writing Tablet

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-45117

Description

A writing tablet fastened by a metal clasp. When opened six sheets are revealed. At the top of each sheet the day of the week is inscribed. A metal coat of arms adorns the front cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

writing boards (tablets)
ivory (tooth component)
metal
Tablet, Writing
Tablet, Writing

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E; Writing Media

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Hayden Wright

Accession Number

1950.156