Prize awarded to Kate (Letitia) Whittle (DoB 6/12/1863; entered Ballarat College Girls' School 1881), for excellence in french; daughter of James Whittle, Chemist, 131 Sturt St, sister of Annie Louise, Louis Clarendon, Henry John, Samuel Unsworth, Arthur Walter; sisters Elsie Eleanor and Lilian May possibly attended Clarendon Ladies College. Letitia and Annie attended Ballarat College Girls School (names are embroidered on tablecloth) ; The school holds extensive family history records.
Full calf binding in light brown with raised bands and Ballarat College crest and borders embossed in gold on cover and spine; marbel endpages; page edges have gold leaf; bookplate fixed inside front cover
Inscriptions & markings
Bookplate: Ballarat College crest / French / First Prize / Upper Third Form / Awarded to / Kate Whittle / Christmas [date obliterated]