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J. R. Forster commonplace book from Mary Child

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Record title

J. R. Forster commonplace book from Mary Child

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MLMSS 11308

Record identifier

nM7PNXeY

J. R. Forster commonplace book from Mary Child

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J. R. Forster commonplace book from Mary Child

Full title

J. R. Forster commonplace book from Mary Child

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Date

11 July 1876-2 August 1879

Call Numbers

MLMSS 11308

Record Identifier

nM7PNXeY

Language

English

Physical Description

Contents

0.02 metres of textual material (1 folder), includes 12 photographs - 25 x 20 cm - manuscript, albumen

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Fonds

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Out of copyright

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Green cloth bound volume with gilt edges of a commonplace book given to J. R. Forster from his friend Mary Child, 11 July 1876. The volume features greeting cards, embossed monogram seals, pen and ink sketches, handwritten poems and sayings written by Forster's friends, including Gertrude Lovegrove, and black and white photographs of Milton and sur...

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J. R. Forster commonplace book from Mary Child

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CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Douglas Stewart Fine Books, March 2022

Administrative / Biographical history

J. R. Forster was the manager of the Commercial Bank in Milton, New South Wales. Louisa Lovegrove was the daughter of William Lovegrove, one of the most prominent Shoalhaven pioneers in the 19th century. Milton is a village in the Shoalhaven region on the south coast of New South Wales, established in 1861.

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MLMSS 11308

Record Identifier

nM7PNXeY

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9664409

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