Pen

Object Number: 
1970.53
Date: 
ca. 1896
Medium: 
Wood, metal, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 3/8 in. ( 12.7 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on scrap of paper found with object: "Susan B. Anthony / pen. Presented to E. / L. Watson at her / home in Rochester / N. Y. in 1896" stamped: on nib: "048 / R. ESTERBROOK & CO. / FALCON PEN" stamped: on nib holder: "AMERICAN / PENC
Description: 
Pen with removable steel nib, black enameled metal nib holder, and wooden handle with chewed end.
Gallery Label: 
A note received with this pen indicates that it was presented by Susan B. Anthony to E. L. Watson in 1896, at Anthony's home in Rochester, New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the California Historical Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group