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Ink Stand - Glass, circa 1950 Reg. No: HT 2844
- Glass inkstand with caps, two wells for red and blue-black ink, with covers. Typical office and service desk item used in Commonwealth Serum Laboratories offices, c1950. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
- Glass inkstand, moulded from a single piece of glass. Inkstand has two wells, each in figure-eight shape (one large well with a lip and one smaller well flush to the surface, adjoined). A shallow well in the middle holds spare nibs, and a longitudinal indent at the front holds two pens. The stand is hollow underneath. The caps are black plastic, and circular with a short projection to either cover or reveal the smaller portion of the well, preventing evapporation.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||5.00 cm (Height), 12.00 cm (Width), 17.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||glassware, ink pots, office equipment|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|User:||Ms Ayala Deasey - CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950|