Inkwell owned by James Baldwin

Image for Inkwell owned by James Baldwin
Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Medium
glass and brass
Dimensions
L x W: 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (8.9 x 13.3 cm)
Type
inkwells
Place used
Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, Europe
Date
mid 20th century
Description
Inkwell with a glass base and a brass top. This was among James Baldwin's personal effects from his house in St. Paul de Vence in the South of France.
Topic
African American
Literature
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number
2011.99.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Personal use
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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