Item Details

Gold Plated Retractable Pencil

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Gold (Metal)
Summary
The pencil belonged to Robley Dunglison, first professor of medicine at The University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson's personal physician. "Robley Dunglison MD" is inscribed in cursive. Pencil includes three intact pieces of lead.
Date Created
1825; circa 1825
Description
1.5 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00601
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