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Title
Charles Dickens' letter opener
Names
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 (Former owner)
Collection

Charles Dickens collection of papers

Objects

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1866 (Approximate)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Dickens
Shelf locator: Berg Coll (Dickens)-O
Topics
Letter openers
Genres
Objects
Physical Description
Extent: 16 x 2 in.
Description
Letter opener made from cat's paw
Type of Resource
Three dimensional object
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15893398
MSS Unit ID: 19176
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.01.6015
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc9ad130-ceb5-0133-b0cb-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library holds or manages the copyright(s) in this item. If you need information about reusing this item, please go to: http://nypl.org/permissions

Item timeline of events

  • 1812: Creator Born
  • 1866: Created
  • 1870: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Charles Dickens' letter opener" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1866. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/db3821f0-ceb5-0133-8136-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Charles Dickens' letter opener" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/db3821f0-ceb5-0133-8136-00505686a51c

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1866). Charles Dickens' letter opener Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/db3821f0-ceb5-0133-8136-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Charles Dickens' letter opener