Although going to school is an experience that most modern museum visitors have in common with people from days gone by, a lot has changed when it comes to the equipment used for learning! Take a look back at what Civil War-era education looked like through a variety of artifacts discovered on the shipwreck site of the SS Republic.
These items include:
- Stone writing slates
- Decorative inkstands
- Ink pots
- Ink bottles from J Bourne & Son Stoneware