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Friday, August 30, 2013

Back to School

It's that time of year again. Time to pack up your pens:

Waterman, fountain pen marked "M.R.". Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2004.0048  

Pen. Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2006.2046

 And your pencils:

Pencil marked "M. Rosenbach." Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2004.0050     

Eagle Pencil Co., Mirado pencil. Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2006.2740.002 

But you might want to leave the pencil/penknife combo at home, even if it is monogrammed.

Penknife and pencil holder, marked "P.H.R",  Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2004.0046a   

Pencil,  Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2004.0046b

You might need some paper clips:

Paper clip, Rosenbach Museum & Library 2006.2797      

Don't forget about the importance of a good school lunch!

William Barnard after William Redmore Bigg, Village school dinner. London (?): Thomas Dimsdale, 1808. Rosenbach Museum & Library, 1954.0906 


And of course, plenty of books...



Kathy Haas is the Associate Curator at the Rosenbach Museum & Library.





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