Education, pencils in box; L&C Hardtmuth; 1850-1889; RX.2005.11

Name/Title

Education, pencils in box

About this object

A random set of 7 lead pencils in a wooden box from Wolff's Royal Sovereign British made pencils. The pencils are not made by Wolff but are from various other manufacturers including L&C Hardtmuth who invented the lead pencil.

Maker

L&C Hardtmuth

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1850-1889

Period

1860s

Place Made

Europe, Czechoslovakia

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
inorganic, mineral, graphite
processed material, paper, cardboard

Inscription and Marks

Box:
Wolff's
Royal Sovereign
BRITISH MADE PENCILS

2 pencils:
ZODIAC * Hard * COPYING ALPCO PENCILS LTD MADE IN ENGLAND

2 pencils:
No 161B HARD EROS COPYING MADE BY L&C HARDTMUTH CZECOSLOVAKIA

1 pencil:
Johann Faber Bavaria Manufacturer

Measurements

Box with pencils:
l 180mm x w 45mm x d 15mm
wt 66g

Subject and Association Keywords

Education

Object Type

equipment

Object number

RX.2005.11

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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