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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Pen Nib - Metal, circa 1880 (Incomplete) Reg. No: LL 13019
- This decorative pen nib was excavated at one of the digs 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.
- ELABORATELY IMPRESSED TUBULAR PIECE OF METAL WITH FABRIC THREADS INSIDE IT.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Heritage Victoria, 2005
|Discipline:||Archaeology - Historical|
|Dimensions:||5.0 mm (Width), 27.0 mm (Length)|
|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|
|Lot Area Unit:||38/1/118|