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Historical Society of 

Mount Airy, Maryland, Inc.

Artifact of the Month

The following artifact is from the Historical Society's collection and is featured this month.

Ink Bottle

This artifact is a small glass ink bottle.  It was made by the Charles M. Higgins and the Higgins American India Ink company of Brooklyn, New York.  It was used by students 4th grade and up at the Mount Airy School to replenish the ink on dip pen nibs.  The bottle was stored in the inkwell of student desks.  This ink bottle was donated by the Mount Airy Elementary School.

2021.50.10 Ink Bottle

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