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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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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

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************21st Century***********
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Writing Tablet

The Above Pictured Writers:  

1. Anonymous (early) Homo Sapiens Writers' Hands 

2. Anonymous Egyptian Scribes in Service to the Pharaoh 

3. Anonymous Incan Scribes (Pre-Columbian) 

4. William Shakespeare (The Bard) 

5. H. G. Wells  

6. G. B. Shaw 

7. W. Somerset Maugham 

8. H. L. Mencken 

9. Anne Frank 

10. George Orwell 

11. Agatha Christie 

12. William Faulkner 

13. John Steinbeck 

14. Ernest Hemingway (Papa) 

15. Tennessee Williams 

16. JFK  

17. Carson McCullers 

18. Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez 

19. Ayn Rand 

20. Ernest Hemingway (Again) 

21. Arthur Miller 

22. Ian Fleming 

23. James Baldwin 

24. John Cheever 

25. Saul Bellow 

26. Richard Wright 

27. Sylvia Plath 

28. Joyce Carol Oates 

29. John Updike 

30. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 

31. Alex Haley (w/Malcolm X) 

32. Rod Serling 

33. Ralph Ellison 

34. Truman Capote 

35. Elmore Leonard 

36. Stanley Kubrick 

37. Woody Allen 

38. Isabel Allende 

39. Anonymous Writer's Hands (Again)