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Rectangular ink-well in green catalin plastic.

Collection:  SCM - Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Name:  ink well
Maker:  Boyton, Charles; John Dickinson and Company Limited
Place Made:  England, United Kingdom
Date Made:  1948
Materials:  complete; catalin; steel (metal); chromium plated
Measurements:  overall: 70 mm x 170 mm x 165 mm, Wt. 0.535kg

Description:  Rectangular ink-well with cover, both plano-convex in cross-section, of green imitation onyx catalin, with cylindrical ink-pot of black imitation obsidian, base stepped at sides and front, cover stepped at front, designed by Charles Boyton of Carvacraft, for John Dickinson and Company Ltd., Great Britain, 1948.

Object Number:  1979-624/202

Credit Line:  Jesse, J

2 Related People

Boyton, Charles
active 1948, designer, worked for Carvacraft
John Dickinson and Company Limited
active 1820 - ?, paper maker, Hertfordshire, England
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