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Object Name: Pen
Date: ca. 1896
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Medium: Wood, metal, enamel
Dimensions: Overall: 5 x 3/8 in. ( 12.7 x 1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Pen with removable steel nib, black enameled metal nib holder, and wooden handle with chewed end.
Credit Line: Gift of the California Historical Society
Object Number: 1970.53
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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 / PENCIL CO. N.Y."

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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.