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Pen

A drawing tool used with ink to produce fine line drawings. Examples include dip pens with a variety of nibs, fountain pens, technical pens which draw consistently even lines, and fibre tips in which the ink flows smoothly in a thin line.

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James Jefferys
by James Jefferys
circa 1774-1775
NPG 4669

Sir George Scharf
by Sir George Scharf
1869
NPG 5344

Chateau Dieppe
by George Estall
late 19th century
NPG D23170

Lewis Carroll; Harry Furniss
by Harry Furniss
before 1901
NPG 3567

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