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Book - The poetical works of Mrs. F. Hemans.

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

Bound in half calf with gilt edging, gilt lettering and decoration on the front and spine. Six raised bands on spine with gold lettering on second compartment; College crest embossed on back cover; black and white illustrated, 584 p.
19cm H x 13cm W.
Object Registration
anne-e-thomas, ballarat-college, 1884, girls'-school.
Historical information
This book was awarded to Anne E. Thomas as second prize for Geography in the Fifth form. Anne entered Ballarat College girls' school in 1883 at the age of 14. Graeme McDonald (BC1946py) donated the book from his father's personal collection in August 2003.
When Made
Prior to the book prize presented on Christmas, 1884.
Historic significance for its connection with one of the few female students of Ballarat College prior to 1900 and its expression of the value of classical education of its time.
Inscriptions & Markings
Book plate inside front cover: school crest / Geography/Second prize/ Fifth Form/ Awarded to/ A. Thomas/ Christmas, 1884. "CHAS. McDONALD" stamped on second page.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM