Can you guess what these are and what they were used for?

//Can you guess what these are and what they were used for?
Can you guess what these are and what they were used for?2020-06-25T16:29:47+01:00

These are a set of stumping chalks made by the well-known artist supplier Reeves & Son’s Ltd. Stumping chalks are used in art and are applied to the paper using a tool called a stump (see below) which is cylindrical and usually made of soft paper that is tightly wound into a stick and sanded to a point at both ends.


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Important Notice: Galway City Museum will reopen its doors to the public on Tuesday 21 July at 10am. In accordance with current national policy on the containment of the Covid-19 virus we are putting in place new guidelines for the museum visit.  It will be imperative that the public revise these guidelines when planning their next visit so that we can manage the Covid-19 threat as much as possible.  More to follow soon on our new booking system. Keep an eye on this website or follow our social media channels for further updates.  If you have an urgent query contact the museum at +353(0)91 532460 or by emailing museum@galwaycity.ie.

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