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Book - Milton's paradise lost

From the Collection of Ballarat Clarendon College 1425 Sturt Street Ballarat Victoria

Description
Red cloth bound book (rebound) with original detail on front cover. Black and white etchings with tissue interleaves.
Size
390H x 300W
Object Registration
000045
Keywords
prize, janie-jebb, margaret-jane-jebb, 1882, robert-tunbridge, basil-tunbridge, clarendon-ladies-college
Historical information
Beautiful example of academic book prize gifted by Clarendon ladies College to Janie Jebb (CLC 1882). Donated to school by her grandson Robert Tunbridge, son of Basil Tunbridge (BC 1916) in 2011.
Made By
Gustave Dore (Maker), Robert Vaughan (Maker), Cassell, Petter and Galpin (Maker)
Significance
Socially significant because of the value placed on religious education and academic prowess amongst girls in the late 19th century in an Australian country town.
Inscriptions & Markings
Book plaque inside front cover: 'CLARENDON LADIES COLLEGE / BALLARAT / 1st Bible PRIZE / AWARDED TO / Janie Jebb / R KENNEDY / PRINCIPAL / 19th December 1882
Last updated
28 Mar 2012 at 6:21PM