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Reproduction of the Independence Hall Inkstand

Reproduction of the Independence Hall Inkstand

Maker: Reed and Barton Corporation (American, established 1824)

Place Made: Taunton, Massachusetts

Date Made: ca. 1962

Medium: Silver plate

Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 8 inches

On April 27, 1962, the White House News Correspondents and Photographers presented President John F. Kennedy with this replica of the inkstand set used by signers of the Declaration of Independence.  It includes a tray, quill holder, ink well and blotting sand.

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum