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Ink Well - Glass, circa 1880 Reg. No: LL 079258
- This glass in well was excavated at the Commonwealth Block site between 1988 and 2003.
Writing implements, found throughout Little Lon, indicate that writing was a commonplace activity. The pens, pencils and inkwells are a tantalizing reminder of words forgotten long ago.
- Small, square-based inkwell, shoulders rounded off. Short neck, chipped around the edge. Base 35mm x 35mm, height 40mm. Rim diameter 19mm. Glass is light green colour. Moulded after hand blown, with moulded base. After 1850.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Heritage Victoria, 2005
|Discipline:||Archaeology - Historical|
|Dimensions:||45 mm (Height), 40 mm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Width = Diameter|
|Tagged with:||making history - little lonsdale street|
|Themes this item is part of:||Little Lon, Little Lon Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY|
|Trench Unit Number:||18/02/21|