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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

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

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)