Ink well

Ink well

A small glass container with a heavy base that was used to set on a writing desk and hold ink. Sometimes, instead of a heavy base, the ink well was shaped to fit in a hole in a student’s desk.
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Also new from Trans Tech is the TS100/EM1 with open ink well.
Several calligraphy tools, pens and ink wells as well as three copies of letters written by Prophet Mohammed, peace and prayer be upon him, to kings and rulers were also showcased.
RATP announced tender for Contract notice: Providing reader 1973 printing ink wells.
APART from once placing yeast and sugar into the ink wells in the wooden desks of the school laboratory and sniggering as a blue mash frothed over the table, I have never found science much fun.
The 14th and 15th century benches are adorned with ink wells from the building's school days and visitors who look closely may still see markings of where pupils would play with marbles during their breaks.
We believe that there is a potential market for Chromebooks to be embedded in furniture, in student desks, in the same way that desk calculators and ink wells may once have been envisioned as futuristic.
She was an avid collector of old and antique ink wells.
IT'S a wonder Michael Gove doesn't bring back ink wells, outside toilets and rickets.
And the dipping pens of clerks stood petrified in the ink wells.
We had to hold our arms out straight, have two cracks on each hand, and then go to our classroom and try to write with the old-fashioned pens and ink wells and blotting paper.
It features the signatures of famous authors, along with fountain pens and ink wells.
One of our judges wrote, 'You know, we're really not that far away from quill pens and ink wells.