Pen

Object Number: 
INV.7786
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Gold, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 18.4 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on nib: "LEROY / W. / FAIRCHIL[D] / NEW YOR[K] / No 8"
Description: 
Ink pen with wooden handle and gold nib.
Gallery Label: 
In a letter dated November 9, 1961, the donor writes, "I remember [this pen] was being used by my mentor when I first entered a law office in June, 1900. I do not know how long before that year Judge Fisher used it. He was a graduate of Harvard, Class of 1854. . . ."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louis C. Wills
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group