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Pen Case

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Cardboard; Leather
Summary
A case possibly used for holding quill pen nibs or a quill cutter. There is a hunting scene embossed on the outside of the case; inside, the top is subdivided by a glass cylinder and ink stains are visible.
Date Created
circa 1750 - 1850
Description
13.3 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Notes
Donated by Fletcher D. Woodward
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00737
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