Historical information

This book was received at Grammar on the 200 anniversary of Dickens'. While moving to a new address the donor found this book which belonged to her mother who was 15 years of age in 1917. The donor lived near the School for a number of years.

Significance

A beautifully bound book illustrated magnificently by Hugh Thomson

Physical description

Royal blue cover with gold imprint of elves and bells with holly. Around A5 size, hard bound, 138 pages cream with black print. Red sticker inside front cover with gold printing and ink handwritten name.

Inscriptions & markings

Church of England Girls' Grammar School (Queen's College) BALLARAT, Xmas 1917
Prize for General Knowledge (handwritten)
Phyllis Walker
V Form ?
Gift of Q. O.G. Collegians