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The Right Hon W.E. Gladstone (Don Woodward Collection)

From the Collection of Unions Ballarat 24 Camp Street Ballarat Victoria

Description
Book; 289 pages.

Cover: red background; gold lettering; author's name and title.
Object Registration
B0585
Keywords
btlc, ballarat trades and labour council, ballarat trades hall, gladstone, we, prime ministers - united kingdom, politics and government, biography, history - united kingdom
Historical information
WE Gladstone was a Liberal Party Prime Minister in Britain from 1868 and ending in 1894. He introduced many pivotal changes including the secret ballot, equality of opportunity, free trade, and laissez-faire economics.
When Made
1923
Made By
Reid, Stuart J (Maker), Russell, GWE (Maker)
Significance
Political, historical and biographical interest - Victorian England.
Inscriptions & Markings
Inside: stamp "Gilbert N Cassidy, 42 Minchinbury Tce, Marion, South Australia, 5043".
Inside: typewritten pasted note - "If thou art borrowed by a friend, Right welcome shall be to read, to study not to lend, but to return to me. Not that imparted knowledge doth dimish learning's store, but books I find when once they're lent, return to me no more."
Last updated
6 Nov 2018 at 2:44PM