Prize, Bookplate

Napier Grammar School
Production date
Dec 1872

Object detail

Brief Description
Bookplate awarded to Dougald J Grant, from Napier Grammar School

The bookplate reads: Bookplate of the Napier Grammar School presented to Dougald J Grant for writing and good conduct in the Lower Department for the December Examination, 1872. Headmaster G M D'Arcy Irvine, M.A.

Bookplate was originally attached to a book, but now it is only attached to half of a book cover. Unknown what the book was, though Routledge's Standard Library is embossed onto the book cover.
Production date
Dec 1872
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed label; glued onto the front cover of a book. Front cover has been detached from the book. Linen on cover.
with cover: Length x Width: 184 x 124mm
bookplate only: Length x Width: 85 x 97mm
Subject person
Subject date
Dec 1872
Credit line
gifted by Mrs Herbert Swinburn
Other number(s)
m68/17, 31765


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