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Quill Cutter

Plum Bristol
Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Quill Pens; Writing Instruments; Wood (Plant Material); Metal
Summary
Device used for shaping and cutting a quill tip for an ink pen.
Date Created
circa 1750 - 1850
Description
1.1 x 10.5 x 1.8 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Notes
Donated by E.V. Copeland
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00742