Thirty-two white porcelain inkwells that sit in a rectangular wooden frame with metal handle in centre.
Used to hold ink for a dip pen or fountain pen. Inkwells often have lids to prevent wastage of ink. School inkwells such as these were placed in holes in the school desk.
Date: Early20th Century
Max Dimension: 505mm (frame), 40mm (inkwell)
Subject Area: Social Science
Specific Themes: Childhood, School, Communication, Writing
Handling Collection Number: HC103