Historical information

This book was used as a text book at Camberwell Grammar School by Jack Roper whose family lived and farmed at Mt Yorke Station, Tawonga. At the time there wasn't a local High School, the closest one being in Albury.


Historical: Students studied History. Country students boarded in Melbourne for their education. Provenance: Jack Roper had a private school education. His family still live and farm in the Kiewa Valley. Comparative to his descendants' education.

Physical description

Blue book with embossed hard cover including cloud like patterns in a rectangular shape around the title.

Inscriptions & markings

Inside cover - hand written: Jack Roper / Camberwell G.S. / Jack Rooper / Mt Yorke Station / Tawonga/ Via Yackandandah
Also handwritten notations: Marathon 490; 130 to 136 History; 4 chapter after holidays 18 to 24; !V chapter.
Also smudged ink stain.