School slate, A. W. Faber No. 58; Faber-Castell; 1900-1950; RI.W2002.1338

Name/Title

School slate, A. W. Faber No. 58

About this object

Two writing slates fixed in a hinged wooden case made by A. W. Faber, known today as Faber-Castell. This is model number 58.

Maker

Faber-Castell

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1900-1950

Place Made

Unknown

Place Notes

Company headquartered in Germany but exact place of manufacture is unknown.

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
inorganic, stone, slate

Inscription and Marks

At top of internal left hand frame: 'A. W. FABER. No 58'
Several marks and scratches across surface where the slate has been used for writing, this is illegible.

Measurements

h 265 mm x w 185 mm x d 20 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Education

Object Type

writing equipment

Object number

RI.W2002.1338

Rights

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

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