Bottle - Ink, Ceramic, circa 1880 Archaeology Reg. No: LL 080933

This ceramic ink bottle 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.
Stoneware ink bottle. Lip is broken. Base diameter 40mm, height 75mm.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Heritage Victoria, 2005
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical
Dimensions: 75 mm (Height), 40 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Width = Diameter

More information

Tagged with: bottles, making history - little lonsdale street
Themes this item is part of: Little Lon, Little Lon Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Activity: domestic
Trench Unit Number: 04/15/04
Inscriptions: None

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