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Catalog Number C14.514
Title Blotter, Russian-Japanese Peace Conference 1905
Object Name Blotter
Description Blotter pad with 4 brass corners; corners have a pierced design of flowers; inscription on back (photo). "This pad was used at the Russian-Japanese Peace Conference/Sept. 5th 1905 C.W.W. Whipple/see letter to Stoddard/from curator".
Date 1905
Year Range from 1904
Year Range to 1905
Dimensions H-19.125 W-24 inches
Material Brass, paperboard
Place of Origin USA
Provenance Location: On loan to PHS

See letter to Stoddard from Athenaeum curator, 10/20/1980.

Used at Russian-Japanese Peace Conference, 9/5/1905 at Portsmouth Navy Yard, NH.
People Stoddard, Mrs. Eleanor W.
Search Terms Russian-Japanese Peace Conference
Russian-Japanese Peace Treaty
Russo-Japanese Peace Treaty
Russo-Japanese War
Kittery Navy Yard
Subjects Blotters
Writing materials
Treaty of Portsmouth (1905)