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Small, black, leather bound, Holy Bible containing both the Old and the New Testaments - belonged to John Gildroy Grant (VC) of the Hawera Lodge, No. 34. Gold-coloured medallion embossed on front with text reading: "Grand Lodge of Antient Free and Accepted Masons of New Zealand Est 1890." Inside medallion is the lodge's shield surrounded with a laurel wreath. "Holy Bible" is printed in gold-coloured text on upper spine with "Oxford" down below. Piece of paper has been adhered inside front cover giving details (a combination of printed text and handwritten ink) of the owner and lodge to which he belonged. Although fairly worn is in relatively good condition. c.1915.
Maker
Oxford University Press
Primary Maker
Oxford University Press
Department
Archives
Classification
Media/Materials
Leather
Paper
Production Date
Circa 1915
Primary Prod Period
World War I (1914-18)
Subject Person

Archive Contents

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Holy Bible containing both the Old and the New Testaments - belonged to John Gildroy Grant (VC), Hawera. c1915

Accession No
ARC2008-050

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