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*A CELEBRATION OF WRITING DEVICES THROUGH THE AGES*

(Can you name the writers pictured with their writing instruments? See bottom of list for help.)*******************************

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*******Pre-History (40,000 Years Ago) *******
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Ochre Iron Oxide, Believed Put in the Mouth, then Spit Around the Authors' Hand Prints on Cave Wall

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********* Ancient Egypt (5,500 Years Ago) ******
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3: Reed Brush on Papyrus

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********** Incan Empire (15th Century) *********
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Quipu, Writing with Knots

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*********** Early 17th Century *********
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Quill Pen (Unknown Fowl)

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*********** 20th Century **********
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Fountain Pen (Unknown Model)

Remington Noiseless Portable

Fountain Pen (Unknown Model)

Remington Standard (Understroke)

Pencil (1941)

Ballpoint Pen (Unknown Model)

Remington Victor T

Royal KHM

IBM Model C

Underwood Noiseless Portable

Pencil and Corona Sterling

Underwood Noiseless Standard

Olympia SM3

Torpedo 18

Royal 10

Royal Arrow

Smith Corona

Triumph Gabriele

Adler

Olivetti Lettera 32

Royal KMG

Royal Arrow (Again)

Hermes 2000

Ballpoint Pen (Unidentified Model)

Olympia SM3 (Again)

Rheinmetall KsT

IBM Electric Model C

Royal KMM

Olivetti Studio 44

Royal HH

IBM Wheelwriter

Adler Tippa S

Olympia SM3 (Third Time)

Early Macintosh

***********************************************21st Century**********************************************

Writing Tablet

************************************************************** The Above Pictured Writers ************************************************************1. Anonymous (early) Homo Sapiens Writers' Hands2. Anonymous Egyptian Scribes in Service to the Pharaoh3. Anonymous Incan Scribes (Pre-Columbian)4. William Shakespeare (The Bard)5. H. G. Wells 6. G. B. Shaw7. W. Somerset Maugham8. H. L. Mencken9. Anne Frank10. George Orwell11. Agatha Christie12. William Faulkner13. John Steinbeck14. Ernest Hemingway (Papa)15. Tennessee Williams16. JFK 17. Carson McCullers18. Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez19. Ayn Rand20. Ernest Hemingway (Again)21. Arthur Miller22. Ian Fleming23. James Baldwin24. John Cheever25. Saul Bellow26. Richard Wright27. Sylvia Plath28. Joyce Carol Oates29. John Updike30. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn31. Alex Haley (w/Malcolm X)32. Rod Serling33. Ralph Ellison34. Truman Capote35. Elmore Leonard36. Stanley Kubrick37. Woody Allen38. Isabel Allende39. Anonymous Writer's Hands (Again)