A Grade ll listed house with extensive landscaped gardens, gifted for the use and enjoyment of the people by Henry Charles 'Inky' Stephens of the Stephens' Ink Company.

Pen Rest (circa 1880’s)

This rest is made of cast iron.

If you were using a quill pen, they tended to go soggy after a time and would need to be dried.

If you were using steel nib dip pens you may have needed a different type of nib for different jobs.

For both you would need a separate pen for each colour or the colour would spoil.

Home of 'Inky' Stephens

17 East End Road,
Finchley, London N3 3QE
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