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Pen Nib - Metal, circa 1880 (Incomplete) Archaeology Reg. No: LL 13019

Summary:
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.
Description:
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)

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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
Activity: unidentified
Specific Activity: unidentified
Lot Area Unit: 38/1/118

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