Historical information

This bible, similar to so many other 19th Century bibles, was used in the Supreme Court throughout the 19th Century for the swearing in of witnesses.


The bible is an important link and artefact of the Court's early years.

Physical description

Black leather embossed bible.

Inscriptions & markings

The Supreme Court of New South Wales, Office of the Supreme Court, Melbourne. 1847, plus some other dates, plus signatures.