Historical information

Mary Lynch was the daughter of Matthew and Mary (nee Loorham) Lynch. She became Mrs Ivell. she was a noted horse-woman having ridden the Nixon Bros hack, "Gold Dust" at the Melbourne Show coming first in the 10 stone hack and first in the Eagley Hunting Contest. (info. Mary Gilbert)

Physical description

A pink card exercise book cover, "Victoria" brand. The front is ornate with a profile of Queen Victoria at the top, an Australian coat-of-arms with "Advance Australia beneath it, the owner's name handwritten in black ink, all inside a frame of flowers and ferns. On the back are arithmetical and multiplication tables.

Inscriptions & markings

handwritten on front - Mary Lynch