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A pen with an ivory handle and a metal nib. The nib has a small pin mounted in it. An "X" with two dots is engraved on the handle.
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This pen was used by Follett Carrington (1862-1948), a notable Taranaki surveyor.
He began his career as a survey cadet in the Taranaki Provincial Lands Department and was employed by the West Coast Commission during the early 1880s.
He went onto work in Wellington and Hawkes Bay and established a glowing professional reputation before returning to work in New Plymouth. He retired in 1918.
Accession No
TM2003.340

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